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Cooma RFS and FRNSW are responding to an MVA on the Monaro Hwy just south of Nimmitabel.
Nimmitabel RFS are on scene with Police and Ambulance and reporting that the Highway is closed in both directions. Please delay travel or avoid the area if possible.
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There was a drunk driver in a Ute, whom I reported. We were deeply concerned that he was heading along Mittagang Rd towards town. I sincerely hope it wasn’t him.

Chopper just landed

Damien Dunn Robert Kelly

Monica Cowan

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Ash Barnett Natasha Alcock Jacinta Alcock

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Mary Jones lucky I got home when I did!

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Pearl Marie maybe 🤔

You OK cuz? Lisa

HAZARD REDUCTION BURNS
Monaro Residents.
Monaro RFS hazard reduction season, weather depending, will start this Saturday 13/04/19.
RFS brigades are hoping to conduct Hazard reduction burns at Rocky Plain, Yaouk and Shannons Flat ( Mt Roberts).
These burns are expected to continue to burn into next week and smoke from these fires may affect Berridale, Bredbo and Cooma.
NPWS will also be conducting hazard reduction burns within the Kosciusko National Park.
Location of these burns are-
Brindabella - North of Brindabella Valley.
Peadens SE of Tantangra Dam.
3 blocks in Byadbo area in the Southern end of Kosciusko Nat park.
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Let’s hope that they keep them under control.

Russell Williams

2 weeks ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Don't forget to check your smoke alarms. Only working smoke alarms save lives.

NSW Rural Fire Service
There are two things you will need to do tonight before going to bed. 1) Put your clocks back one hour. 2) Check your smoke alarms.
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Happy Birthday scrubby

Please see attached media release regarding the extension of the Bush Fire Danger Period until April 30. ... See MoreSee Less

Please see attached media release regarding the extension of the Bush Fire Danger Period until April 30.

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Given our dry it is here and with winds blowing up unpredictably I can well understand why this has been done.

Max Smith

Tysen Ranger

Chris Wood

Farhad Khan

That's bull shit

RFS Monaro Crews Providing Assistance In Victoria.
At lunchtime today, a group of fire fighters from the Adaminaby, Berridale, Bredbo, Colinton & Wollondibby Rural Fire Brigades left Cooma to assist their Victorian colleagues. They will be based out of Erica, and are due to return home on Friday. Stay safe crews, and we look forward to your arrival back home.
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Thanks please stay safe

Stay safe and take care....

Stay safe guys

Stay safe you lot, cheers.🚒

Stay safe

stay safe

Information- Drift Smoke Affecting Snowy Monaro.
Residents and visitors to the Snowy Monaro are likely to see and/or smell drift smoke today and possible over coming days. Some areas may receive it particularly thick. Please be assured that we have no active fires within Snowy Monaro. This drift smoke is coming from fires in the Gippsland area of Victoria under current weather conditions, which is approx. 300kms directly away, which highlights how far it can travel.
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Lorraine we had smoke down here too

Why is the web site Fires Near Me showing a fire at Ando as out of control if you have no fires within Snowy Monaro. Does Ando belong to another district?

Roberto Dede John Downing I told you I could smell smoke

Thanks for the update. 👍

Nev Barrass Karen Hogan 👍

Mary Brucic

Daniel King

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28/02/19 1730hrs
Michelago, Burra and Colinton RFS Brigades have been responded to a grass / bush fire 10 klm north of Michelago on Burra Rd.
4 units are currently on the fireground with 2 more enroute.
A helicopter from ACT RFS is also assisting with the fire.
The fire is approx 1hta and is being controlled.
With the assistance of dozer which is expected about1800hrs crews should be able to contain and start blacking out edges.
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