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Halfway Creek B-Double fire

Halfway Creek brand new Cat1 tanker and crew responded to a B-Double on fire on the Highway at Grays Road. The trailers were completely destroyed and it was 10 hours later when finally the Halfway Creek RFS brigade could hose off roadway, return to station and brunch. Detaching the B double trailers took ages, plus [...]

By |2019-10-30T16:55:32+11:00April 10th, 2015|Halfway Creek RFS|0 Comments

Lanitza-Kungala RFS Autumn 2015 newsletter

Please be aware that any phone numbers are relevant to the Lanitza-Kungala area, which is generally west of the railway line and includes Omega Drive and Kungala Road west from Omega Drive. Any fire permit requests for the Halfway Creek and Wells Crossing areas should be directed to Halfway Creek RFS Tony Wade 0428 199 [...]

By |2015-05-28T16:59:43+10:00March 10th, 2015|Halfway Creek RFS|0 Comments

Kitchen walls & windows

Following the Autumn markets Marcus a local block layer who had offered to assist with the extensions spent a hot three days assisted where ever possible by our usual team of labourers completed the walls and installed the window frames for the new kitchen. Our thanks go to Marcus for his great work and to [...]

By |2019-10-30T16:55:33+11:00March 8th, 2015|Community Hall|0 Comments

New Fire Fighting unit

Halfway Creek brigade's Cat1 tanker which has served us well for many years has just been updated to the very latest Rural Fire Service unit. The new Isuzu tanker features a more powerful engine coupled to a computerized automatic gearbox with constant high range all wheel drive and electronically selectable low range 4 wheel drive. [...]

By |2019-10-30T16:55:33+11:00February 22nd, 2015|Halfway Creek RFS|0 Comments

Fire fighting helicopters vs drones

Never fly an RPA (remotely piloted aircraft ie drone, model aircraft or multi-rotor) near bush fires. Even a small RPA could bring down an aircraft or helicopter, so flying one any where near a bush fire could lead to fire fighting aircraft being grounded as they often have to fly very low. If an RPA [...]

By |2019-10-30T16:55:33+11:00December 9th, 2014|Halfway Creek RFS|0 Comments

Fire Permit Suspension

Fire permits will once again be suspended over the Christmas / New Year period. That is from midnight, Thursday 18th December 2014 until midnight, Wednesday 7th January 2015. Please advise your neighbours if this is relevant. The members and crew of Halfway Creek brigade wish you all a Happy Christmas and if you are free [...]

By |2015-05-28T16:33:31+10:00December 8th, 2014|Halfway Creek RFS|0 Comments

Lanitza-Kungala RFS Summer newsletter

Please note that all permits will be suspended over the Christmas/New Year period. That is from midnight Thursday 18th December 2014 until midnight, Wednesday 7th January 2015. Please be aware that any phone numbers are relevant to the Lanitza-Kungala area, which is generally west of the railway line and includes Omega Drive and Kungala Road [...]

By |2015-05-28T16:31:27+10:00December 8th, 2014|Halfway Creek RFS|0 Comments

Slab for hall kitchen

Late October with the earthworks completed, thanks to "good old" Bill with his trusty tractor and many loads of sand from his quarry. The team laid the form work and dug out the trenches for the reinforcing and then installed the steel ready for council approval. Early November the slab was poured and all is [...]

By |2019-10-30T16:55:33+11:00November 14th, 2014|Community Hall|0 Comments