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This program was a great success in 2016. The Monaro team encourages all landowners that have African Lovegrass infestation to consider this optionHave you signed up for the autumn Aerial Spraying Program?

Staff can assist you with advice, weed identification, weed mapping and the coordination of control efforts with neighbouring landholders.
Please sign and return the Autumn 2017 Aerial Spray Program Form before 1 April 2017. Forms are available on our website www.snowymonaro.nsw.gov.au/1026/Programs-and-Events
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This program was a great success in 2016. The Monaro team encourages all landowners that have African Lovegrass infestation to consider this option

Great effort from some of our Monaro membersThe Monaro Training Team was at the MOGO Training centre
over the weekend updating their skills on VF well done to all involved especially the MOGO Training Team and catering crew.
Thanks
Monaro TAG Team
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Great effort from some of our Monaro members

At 6.00pm today all Emergency services were responded to a single vehicle rollover approx 8klm south of Bredbo.
Two people were reported trapped in the vehicle, upon arrival the vehicle was on its side and rescue crews had to stabilise the car before an Ambulance officer could climb in and assess the patients
The Windscreen was removed and the patients were removed from the car.
Both patients were treated on scene then transferred to Cooma hospital in a satisfactory condition
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At 6.00pm today all Emergency services were responded to a single vehicle rollover approx 8klm south of Bredbo.
Two people were reported trapped in the vehicle, upon arrival the vehicle was on its side and rescue crews had to stabilise the car before an Ambulance officer could climb in and assess the patients
The Windscreen was removed and the patients were removed from the car.
Both patients were treated on scene then transferred to Cooma hospital in a satisfactory condition

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Danielle Venables Heidi Brayshaw Jay Cee no KFC in this incident.

Where are you Ashleigh

Hope all ok

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Matthew Collins

Shezza Mac Tracey Engstrom

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As the nights get colder and the rain is around. Please take note of the post that shows you how quick a fire can start in your home

Mike Hosking Breakfast
The New Zealand Fire Service have created an interactive experience of a real house fire showing how quickly fire spreads

Make sure you visit www.escapemyhouse.co.nz #EscapeMyHouse
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That's lit

Cameron Blaseotto check this out

Gabrielle Perrin

Joanne Sarah Kerry

Bush Fire Danger Period

The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) has declared an end to the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period in the Monaro Team area on Friday 31st March 2017.
From Saturday 1st April, fire permits will no longer be required for the
Area.
NSW RFS Inspector Chris Allen said “Even though a fire permit is no longer a requirement, residents must still notify their neighbours 24 hours prior to burning and the local fire control center minimum 24 hours before burning during
business hours,” Inspector Allen said
“People should also check whether they need a Bush Fire Hazard Reduction Certificate, and have sufficient equipment to control and contain the fire to their property.
“Despite these milder conditions, there is always the potential for fires to threaten the environment, if not managed correctly and particularly in cured grasslands.”
Inspector Allen said the local community should not become complacent to the danger of bush fire once the danger period is officially over.
“Your local fire station or Fire Control Center can provide advice on how to safely undertake hazard reduction work, and how best to prepare yourself, your property and your family for the next bush fire
season.”
To arrange a Bush Fire Hazard Reduction Certificate or any advise on Burning
contact your local Fire Control Center.
Cooma Fire Control Center] on 6455 0455
Berridale Fire Control Center on 64564555
Bombala Fire Control Center on 64595100
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Kirsty Kettles Wilson here is some info for you being at Kybeyan !! Bells rd !!

1st April is a Saturday.

MAN CHARGED WITH DELIBERATELY LIGHTING GRASS FIRE - QUEANBEYAN
A 32 year old Queanbeyan man will face Queanbeyan Local Court today after being charged with serious fire lighting offences overnight. It is alleged that about 8.50pm on Thursday 16 March 2017, the man was seen at the intersection of Lochiel St and River Dr at Karabar. The man is alleged to have walked into long grass where he lit the grass, causing a small fire. The man left the scene and was followed by a witness. NSW Fire & Rescue attended the scene promptly and extinguished the fire before any structural damage was caused. Police were alerted who immediately attended and stopped the man a short distance away. He is alleged to have had a cigarette lighter on him at the time of being stopped. Investigations were undertaken and the man arrested and conveyed to the Queanbeyan Police Station. He has been charged with Intentionally cause fire and be reckless to it's spread, and Set fire to property of another. He was refused bail and will front Queanbeyan Local Court today. Police wish to acknowledge the swift action of passers-by who alerted emergency services to the incident. Without them, this incident may have resulted in far more serious damage and consequences.
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Angry it happened but job well done by police.

The Monaro Raft Team will be at the Cooma show this Saturday selling raffle tickets for this load of wood so come and meet some of the crew and see some of the equipment they use at remote fires. ... See MoreSee Less

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Update Billingra Rd fire
A quick response by Bredbo and Colinton Brigades has quickly contained this fire.
Crews have blacked out about 1 hta of grassland burnt by the fire and returned to their respective stations.
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Thank you, teams!

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Bredbo Brigade have been responded to a grass fire 8-10 klm from the Monaro Hwy along Billingra Rd.
Size and progress of this fire is unknown at this stage.
Further details to follow.
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Dane you probs saw it on the way home

Daniel King keep a eye out.

Claire Cowie

Emergency Information

If you see smoke and there’s no fire truck or firefighters, call Triple Zero. Check here for information on what to do during a fire emergency to keep you and your family safe.

Major Fire Updates

When there are fires which threaten where you live, the NSW RFS may issue an alert or warning. You can find our latest Major Fire Updates here.

Fires near me

Get information on current bush fires and other incidents across NSW, as well as warnings for fires which may affect where you live.

Get ready for a bush fire

There are four simple steps to making a bush fire survival plan. Make yours today.

Contact Monaro RFS

Please email us with any queries or concerns. We will get back to you ASAP.

Fire Control Centres & Staff

Monaro Fire Control Centres phone numbers and addresses.

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