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Bombala High School RFS Cadets.
A great group of Bombala High students, under the watchful eyes of instructors Group Captain John Reed and op’s Officer Danny Barker will complete their Cadets course this week.
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Bombala High School RFS Cadets.
A great group of Bombala High students, under the watchful eyes of instructors Group Captain John Reed and op’s Officer Danny Barker will complete their Cadets course this week.Image attachmentImage attachment

 

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Portia Giles. Jaimie Farrell 👌👌

Tuesday September 18

VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER
Tuesday 18/09/18
With temps up to 20 Degrees, and winds NW at 35-50kph the chance of fire is very high.
All permits have been cancelled for tuesday and anyone that has burnt in the past few weeks, especially piles and timber, is encouraged to go an inspect the area for hotspots that may reignite under strong winds.
Winds are expected to be gusting up to 60 kilometers per hour, with gusts and winds at higher elevations much stronger.
Please use all caution if working with Machinery, Welders, Grinders and other power tools that may ignite a fire.
With the grass 100 % cured, mowing and slashing needs to be put off until there is some moisture and temps are low.
Please exercise caution and if you need help in an emergency call 000 immediately
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Steve this is why!

Marguerite Tierney this is what I was talking about

Kurt Sedlmaier

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Bombala Bushfire 1200hrs
Bombala residents please be aware RFS crews are currently working to black out this fire.
Some pockets of unburnt vegetation are now being burnt to stop reignition in the coming days.
Residents will notice an increase in smoke but crews are on the fireground managing the burn
Please keep windows and doors closed and stay indoors if you are impacted by this smoke.
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Andrew Rutherford

Update - Bombala Fire.- 1700hrs
The warning on the Bombala fire has now been down graded from Watch and Act to Advice level.
Fire downgraded to ADVICE as crews have partial containment and easing weather conditions are assisting firefighters with containment plans.
2 Dozers 3 bobcats and a grader are working on all edges trying to contain the fire.
Fire crews are backburning in some areas trying to link containment around the main fire.
Approx 60Hectares of bushland have now been burnt but crews are now starting to gain control and hope to keep the fire to this size.
Power has been lost to some areas of Bombala, electrical line crews are working to restore this ASAP.
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Thank you for all you do! I'm glad the weather conditions are slowly easing!!

Thank you everyone, amazing work

ThanksYou all for all your hard work hope the weather easers

Thank you for all your work 👍

Amazing work everyone.

Brooklin Harwood Sarah Harwood Tracey Milliner

Shandelle Miller

Karen Murray

Meg Filtness

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Advice.
Currently Monaro RFS have 4 fires burning across the Monaro District.
The Bombala fire is causing the most concern at the moment with numerous propertys coming under threat.
A fire at Badja Rd Badja is out of control with 6 RFS units enroute to this fire.
The fire at Old Grosses Plain Rd Ingebyra is now contained and being blacked out.
A fire on Carlaminda Rd Numeralla is also contained and being blacked out.
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Brooklin Harwood Tracey Milliner

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A fire that started on Jonas St Bombala has crossed Maybe St and has spread through timber country heading towards the pine plantation East of Bombala, 2 properties near Bombala are under threat at this stage.
Propertys on Bucky Springs Rd may come under threat within the hour.
8 units and 2 dozers are working on this fire.
More information will be posted as it comes available.
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Stay safe

Stay safe everyone

Stay safe

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You all good Adam Rowling?

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Karen Jeffery take care!

Joanne Neven you ok?

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VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER for today Saturday 15/09/18
With temps up to 22 Degrees, and winds NW at 40-50 the chance of fire is very high.
All permits have been cancelled for Saturday and anyone that has burnt in the past few weeks, especially piles and timber, is encouraged to go an inspect the area for hotspots that may reignite under strong winds.

Winds are expected to be between 40 and 50 kilometers per hour, with gusts and winds at higher elevations much stronger.
Please use all caution if working with Machinery, Welders, Grinders and other power tools that may ignite a fire.
With the grass 100 % cured, mowing and slashing needs to be done early morning when there is some moisture and temps are low.
Don't be the reason we have to send Brigades out on the weekend to fight bushfires.

Please exercise caution and if you need help in an emergency call 000 immediately
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VERY HIGH FIRE DANGER for today Saturday 15/09/18
 With temps up to 22 Degrees, and winds NW at 40-50 the chance of fire is very high.
 All permits have been cancelled for Saturday and anyone that has burnt in the past few weeks, especially piles and timber, is encouraged to go an inspect the area for hotspots that may reignite under strong winds.

Winds are expected to be between 40 and 50 kilometers per hour, with gusts and winds at higher elevations much stronger. 
 Please use all caution if working with Machinery, Welders, Grinders and other power tools that may ignite a fire.
 With the grass 100 % cured, mowing and slashing needs to be done early morning when there is some moisture and temps are low.
 Dont be the reason we have to send Brigades out on the weekend to fight bushfires.

 Please exercise caution and if you need help in an emergency call 000 immediatelyImage attachment

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Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Very High to Severe fire danger is forecast across parts of NSW tomorrow. Eight areas will have total fire bans in place. North Western, Greater Hunter, Greater Sydney, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Northern Slopes, Central Ranges, Southern Ranges & Far South Coast. Review your bush fire survival plan and know what it is you will do in the event a fire threatens. ... See MoreSee Less

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