Monday, 31 December 2012

Last patrol of 2012!

Bucketty #9 & crew just returned from local patrol following a number of calls of concern for smoke in the area. No fires found, will head out in the morning for another look. Hopefully this is the last post of 2012 :) See you all in 2013, Happy New Year to all our friends.

TOTAL FIRE BAN

A TOBAN has been issued from midnight tonight for 24 hours.

http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/dsp_content.cfm?CAT_ID=1110

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Christmas Eve Call Outs




Bucketty Crews all safe back home after call-out to small roaside fire on George Downes Drive around midday then were responded to Bumble Hill/Forest Rd, Kulnura to assist Lakes FC at a large incident there.

Much thanks to NPWS for timely assistance in Bucketty and much thanks to B1 & B9 Crews for their turn out and fantastic work protecting property on Forest Rd. Proud to work with you all.


Friday, 21 December 2012

Horse incident @ Lemmings

Bucketty & Laguna crews responded to an animal rescue incident @ Lemmings late yesterday arvo. Thanks to our President Steve for his quick thinking and good management who came upon the incident and to all for the turn-out, as well as to the public for their assistance, patience and understanding, thank you.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

SEVERE Fire Danger

A SEVERE Fire Danger has been advised for our area for Thursday 20th December.

The NSW Rural Fire Service warns that any bush fire that starts has the potential to threaten lives and destroy homes.

The Rural Fire Service advises you to:

Check your bush fire survival plan - Now.
Monitor the fire and weather situation in any way you can: through www.rfs.nsw.gov.au and www.bom.gov.au, television or radio.
Call Triple Zero if you see a fire.


The Rural Fire Service advises that if you are in an area of Severe Fire Danger:

If you plan to leave finalise your options and leave early on the day
Only stay if your home is well prepared and you can actively defend it.

Prepare for the emotional, mental and physical impact of defending your property - if in doubt, leave.

An SMS has NOT been issued for this alert.


Tuesday, 18 December 2012

Sunday, 9 December 2012

Escalated Fire Danger

Today's Fire Danger has just been escalated to VERY HIGH. All permits in the Bucketty Brigade area remain suspended.