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by Rambler
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:57 pm
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: SES funding increase
Replies: 2
Views: 109

Re: SES funding increase

Obscura wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:27 am
In other news FRNSW has to rent a ladder platform from the MFB
Probably because they've spent all their money on their "plus" re-branding :o
by Rambler
Mon May 21, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RFS and Rescue
Replies: 36
Views: 5855

Re: RFS and Rescue

RCR accreditation isn't just for RFS. Any agency could apply for it if they (and the LRC) feel the need exists.
by Rambler
Mon May 21, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: RFS and Rescue
Replies: 36
Views: 5855

Re: RFS and Rescue

Obscura wrote:
Mon May 21, 2018 1:26 pm
Who initiated the call for the formation of the RCR only rescue units?
This provides the background:
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by Rambler
Sat May 19, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is this the beginning of the end of ASNSW rescue
Replies: 16
Views: 2152

Re: Is this the beginning of the end of ASNSW rescue

Shackles888 wrote:
Sat May 19, 2018 7:34 pm
All speculation, the SRB decides who does rescue in any area.
Actually, Local Rescue Committees decide who does rescue in their areas. The SRB, and ultimately the Minister just approve it.
by Rambler
Thu May 17, 2018 11:32 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire Plus Rescue??
Replies: 6
Views: 238

Re: Fire Plus Rescue??

Who knew that a simple + symbol could mean so much :roll:

I hate to think how much this rebranding exercise is costing tax payers.
by Rambler
Sun May 06, 2018 7:54 am
Forum: General
Topic: Bush SAR unit from VRA to SES
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: Bush SAR unit from VRA to SES

I don't think the move was anything to do with money. Being with the SES will give them more opportunities to get involved with searches. After all, that's presumably what their members joined to do.
by Rambler
Sat May 05, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Bush SAR unit from VRA to SES
Replies: 4
Views: 337

Re: Bush SAR unit from VRA to SES

Obscura wrote:
Fri May 04, 2018 9:01 pm
Will be interesting to see how this effects the VRA member numbers.
I believe BSAR have around 150 members so it would be a significant hit.
by Rambler
Tue Apr 17, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: What a difference
Replies: 6
Views: 432

Re: What a difference

I wonder how much of this can be attributed to the much greater number of firefighting resources available in and around the area?
by Rambler
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: Fire feud has seen properties burn
Replies: 9
Views: 566

Re: Fire feud has seen properties burn

Well that should add some fuel to the fire (pardon the pun)!
by Rambler
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:23 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra fire - RFS declined FRNSW help
Replies: 21
Views: 1280

Tathra fire - RFS declined FRNSW help

The joys of having two separate fire services: :( THE RURAL Fire Service knocked back two requests for help from outside fire brigades before the Tathra blaze got out of control. Fire and Rescue NSW incident logs reveal the Rural Fire Service received calls to fight a fire outbreak at Reedy Swamp in...