Steve Luckett, our First Officer in 2005 and an expert computer user, recorded a number of images from his time in the brigade.
Cricket Picnic c1994 at Geissmann Oval.
Tamborine Mountain December 1992 L-R Steve (note headset radio), Captain George, John Starkey, Lt. Ian Cameron. I think this is east of Magnetic Drive.
Tamborine Mountain December 1992 Probably Geoff Duncan and unknown officer. Probably east of Magnetic Drive.
Tamborine Mountain December 1992 L-R Geoff Duncan, RFB officer (not sure who). Probably east of Magnetic Drive.
Mazda Presentation Not sure of the date (it’ll be in the files somewhere). Steve, Paul and Murray, our tireless Sec/Treasurer, no longer with us.
Snowy Task Force 2003 Our crew out side of lovely Buchan. (just across the Buchan Bridge, down from the Buchan pub).
Snowy Task Force 2003 I think ice would be the least of our problems.
Snowy Task Force 2003 Our Strike Team at an anchor point before the fire storm. The sky colour is real.
Snowy Task Force 2003 A very controversial team meeting way out in the boonies on patrol with Urban crews.
Snowy Task Force 2003 We’re in heaven! Came across this team of US Smokejumpers. Autograph books at ready.
Snowy Task Force 2003 Firefighting Queensland style.
Chambers Flat Raft Race 2005 Our entry gets a helping hand.
Chambers Flat River Raft Race in the Logan River. There were some very imaginative creations. Our raft lived in the brigade compound for many years.
Raft Race All packed up ready to leave from Main Street. Ed van Amstel and his team did the hard yards in the workshop.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 This doesn’t look good!
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Firefighting NSW style (from the back of a truck).
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Sassafras. This photo was intended to illustrate the fuel load.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Here we joined a NSW crew to help put in an emergency backburn.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Russ and Phil doing some lazy mopping up.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Way out in the “Eurobodalla”. We had to drive the trucks in one day, and from then on we were flown in and out by chopper.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Waiting for the ride back to camp.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 First flight in a chopper. Cool!
SW 2001 Task Force 4 Way out in the boonies near the Victorian border. I think this area is called Sassafras. All tired and hungry.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 This the temporary campsite for all the Eurobodalla crews. I’ve forgotten where it is and how many it accommodated, but it’ll come to me sometime(?)
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 The homeward-bound convoy parked outside of Sydney. This is the view from our truck (T7) back, featuring my crewmates Phil and Russ.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 And who’s that carrying the banner?
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Homecoming Parade in Brisbane. All froth, but fun all the same.
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Me and my new mate Pete
NSW 2001 Task Force 4 Some familiar faces – Karen and Garry in the front row (with our new mate).
The Beau-ey Mob.