22 hours ago
Advice- SCOTTS ROAD HAZARD REDUCTION BURN
The Cooma Rural Fire Brigade will be conducting a Hazard Reduction burn this Saturday/Sunday/Monday the 22nd 23rd and 24th July to reduce fuel loads in the Scotts Road, Woodlands Drive and Pigmy Possum place areas to Cooma's North.
The burn will only go ahead if conditions are favourable.
Please be aware there will be smoke in the area.
Avoid smoke by closing doors and windows in your house. Avoid driving in smoke and beware of Fire Trucks in the area.
We would like to thank the Community for your patience and understanding as we undertake this import hazard reduction work. ... See MoreSee Less
Monaro Team Rural Fire Service added 4 new photos.
3 weeks ago
After 3 days of hard work and effort by volunteers from East Jindabyne, Kalkite and Jindabyne Rural Fire Brigades a great result has been achieved on the Tyrolean Hazard Reduction burn. Thanks to the community for your patience and understanding while we undertake these important hazard reductions next to populated areas. ... See MoreSee Less
Another freezing morning across NSW, so cold in fact that we will be changing the name of the RFS chopper from Firebird to Icebird 200. Taken in Tumut this morning where it is -6! Photo: Sam Crothers ... See MoreSee Less
3 weeks ago
For your information:-
NOTICE – TYROLEAN HAZARD REDUCTION BURN
WHEN: Friday 30/6/17 to Saturday 1/7/17
– Weather permitting or as soon as possible
after this date
WHERE: Lake side of Rainbow Drive, Tyrolean Village, East Jindabyne
BY: NSW Rural Fire Service, & FRNSW Jindabyne
PURPOSE: Under favourable conditions this will assist in reducing the bushfire risk to Tyrolean Village for this coming summer
PRECAUTIONS: Avoid smoke by closing all doors and windows in your house
Avoid driving in smoke
Beware of fire tankers in your street
Cooperate with fire fighters
CONTACT: Berridale Fire Control Centre on 6456 4555 ... See MoreSee Less
L’Étape Australia by Le Tour de France
The Tour de France is coming to Australia!
Ride on 160km fully closed roads in the stunning NSW Snowy Mountains with Tour de France champion Chris Froome. ... See MoreSee Less
Monaro Team Rural Fire Service added 3 new photos.
2 months ago
Congratulations to our own East Jindabyne RFB member Jake Roarty the newest NSW RFS Down The Wire (DTW) technician. Jake is now 1 of 30 DTW operators who are specially trained in helicopter search and rescue techniques. Helping the community by extracting members of the public trapped by out of control bushfires and stuck by flood waters. DTW personnel winch in and out of helicopters like this one in times of emergency. ... See MoreSee Less