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Moving with the Times

Exciting times ahead for the Tamborine Mountain Rural Fire Brigade as preparations for the 2014 fire season move ahead. People might think that firefighting is a matter of standing there with a hose to put the fire out, but here,

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Craft Extravaganza Crew May 2015

Just some of the Crew from the Tamborine Mountain Rural Fire Brigade raising funds at the Mothers Day Craft Extravaganza held last weekend. Sincere thanks to all our Sponsors who contributed prizes for the raffle table. As always, Mitre 10

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Anzac March 2015

3 photos from the march: https://picasaweb.google.com/tmrfb.hotshots/AnzacMarch2015#6141823753638637394

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Sentinel hotspots

Sentinel is a national bushfire monitoring system that provides timely information about hotspots to emergency service managers across Australia. {loadposition sentinelmap} Source https://data.gov.au/dataset/sentinel-hotspots/resource/649fced0-dfa6-4455-bfbf-e8a8f3f78899 License Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia

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Fire call….Cabbello Rd Grassfire, Guanaba

Mt Tamborine Rural Fire Brigade was turned out at 14:05 to assist at the Caballo road, Guanaba, grass fire. The Operations Officer was Paul Graham (1st officer of Coomera Valley Rural Fire Brigade). The incident controller had requested additional appliances

Posted in Incident Reports

When Radios Don’t Work

FIRECALL: MTAM= turnout GRASS FIRE, BACK OF LOT 28, Welches Rd, WONGAWALLAN, G14M1 Arrrrgh! Not #$&% Welches Road again! The Ignition Point was beyond the bitumen off Welches Road, downslope from the Eagle Heights I-Zone at Magnetic Drive. Paul, from

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New APX Digital Radios

Stay ahead of the game! New radios are due in December, initially on the analogue spectrum but changing to digital in 2015. For registered users, here is the site to help get up to speed: Knowledge/Document Library/Training/Radio Operation/APX 6000

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Tug-O-War 2014

 

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Wongawollan Area

I arrived at the station just in time to jump into TM52 with Greg, and off along the Oxenford Road. What is it about Wongawallan? Here was another fire under the high tension lines; this time up near the Oxenford

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Timberview Estate

12/07/14 1840 “SMALL FIRE, END OF WELCHES ROAD…”  I missed this call, but at 2126, just as I was about to sit down with a Scotch, I did get this one: “MEDIUM REQUIRD FOR 2ND ALARM – STAGE TIMBERVIEW DRIVE

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