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by Obscura
Mon Jul 09, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra report released to public
Replies: 45
Views: 1544

Re: Tathra report released to public

Well the FBEU requested the review and went to it with the now discredited Daily Telegraph and other claims. Can you point me to any stories or news articles that discredited the Daily Telegraph claims? I could not find any mention of the allegations being false. The Daily Telegraph has replied but...
by Obscura
Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra report released to public
Replies: 45
Views: 1544

Re: Tathra report released to public

Well the FBEU requested the review and went to it with the now discredited Daily Telegraph and other claims. Can you point me to any stories or news articles that discredited the Daily Telegraph claims? I could not find any mention of the allegations being false. The Daily Telegraph has replied but...
by Obscura
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra report released to public
Replies: 45
Views: 1544

Re: Tathra report released to public

Just come to post the comments from the FBEU http://fbeu.net/2018/07/sitrep-212018/ Just on some of Two Hats comments The truth From the review 73,223 RFS volunteer firefighters. Really? The RFS District Duty Officer was not made available for interview during the 6 weeks of this Review, the RFS adv...
by Obscura
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:07 am
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: RFS to be given Blackhawks
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Re: RFS to be given Blackhawks

VFFA take on the helicopters
https://volunteerfirefighters.org.au/sk ... -need-shed

The latest issue of there magazine is out as well.
https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/ ... 0-1-winter
by Obscura
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:14 am
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: SES funding increase
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Re: SES funding increase

Seems they had some money left over from the re-branding From Fire & Rescue Twitter account #FRNSW will receive 3 new aerial appliances following a $6.8 million funding boost from the NSW Govt. FRNSW Commish, Paul Baxter & Min. for Em. Services, @troygrant said the new trucks will enhance FRNSW’s f'...
by Obscura
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Unbelievable Failures Emerging from Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: Unbelievable Failures Emerging from Grenfell Tower Fire Inquiry

According to some friends in London they are going to try and blame the LFB for the deaths in the Grenfell Tower. This story was making headlines yesterday.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/201 ... quiry-told
by Obscura
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: RFS to be given Blackhawks
Replies: 2
Views: 412

RFS to be given Blackhawks

RFS is to be given two Blackhawk helicopters

http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-0 ... 273568.htm

Strange how the Chines knew about this before local media.

Can also find details on twitter
by Obscura
Sun Jun 17, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Fire
Topic: Tathra / Bega Valley Bushfire Report Submitted to Minister
Replies: 19
Views: 1188

Re: Tathra / Bega Valley Bushfire Report Submitted to Minister

Update on the previous story Does not say much and still a bit vague about the public release of the report. Glad to see they realised the fire near me app was causing some confusion. Talk about tracking firefighters via the app using AVL. So would assume all RFS vehicles will have to be fitted with...
by Obscura
Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: SES funding increase
Replies: 3
Views: 351

Re: SES funding increase

Rambler wrote:
Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:57 pm
Probably because they've spent all their money on their "plus" re-branding :o
Rambler you are so cynical you just need to watch the video and all be become clear :lol:

Fire + Rescue NSW prepared for anything*



*Conditions apply
by Obscura
Mon Jun 11, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Volunteers
Topic: SES funding increase
Replies: 3
Views: 351

SES funding increase

SES will receive $54.6 million over four years for fleet upgrade.

https://www.ses.nsw.gov.au/news/all-new ... ave-lives/

In other news FRNSW has to rent a ladder platform from the MFB