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20 hours ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Tomorrow's Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH
Saturday the 20th of January.

ALL PERMITS SUSPENDED

Across the Monaro we will see temperatures slightly warmer than today, about 36 degrees with moderate easterly winds in the afternoon

The heat is very likely to extend through Sunday and Monday at this time also.

If you see someone throwing a cigarette butt out the window of their vehicle, you can report them at www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/cigarette-form
Fines start at $660 and double on days of Total Fire ban to $1320.
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Tomorrows Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH 
Saturday the 20th of January. 

ALL PERMITS SUSPENDED

Across the Monaro we will see temperatures slightly warmer than today, about 36 degrees with moderate easterly winds in the afternoon 

The heat is very likely to extend through Sunday and Monday at this time also. 

If you see someone throwing a cigarette butt out the window of their vehicle, you can report them at www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/cigarette-form 
Fines start at $660 and double on days of Total Fire ban to $1320.Image attachment

Today's Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH - 19/02/18

ALL PERMITS SUSPENDED

Temperatures across the Monaro will be around 36 degrees, coupled with low relative humidity and light to moderate winds

These conditions are forecast to continue through the weekend also, and max temperatures not dropping below 30 until next Thursday.

We encourage everyone to reconsider the need to perform any hot works (general-purpose grinding, welding, soldering, gas cutting) or mowing/slashing until conditions ease.

If you see a fire without a fire truck, please call 000 immediately.
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Todays Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH - 19/02/18

ALL PERMITS SUSPENDED

Temperatures across the Monaro will be around 36 degrees, coupled with low relative humidity and light to moderate winds

These conditions are forecast to continue through the weekend also, and max temperatures not dropping below 30 until next Thursday. 

We encourage everyone to reconsider the need to perform any hot works (general-purpose grinding, welding, soldering, gas cutting) or mowing/slashing until conditions ease. 

If you see a fire without a fire truck, please call 000 immediately.

Just one spark can start a fire.

Hot works such as general-purpose grinding can start fires.
On hot days you should consider delaying works until the conditions ease, and keep a means of extinguishing a fire near by.

On a Total Fire Ban day, general-purpose welding, grinding, soldering or gas cutting works can not be carried out in the open.
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Just one spark can start a fire. 

Hot works such as general-purpose grinding can start fires.
On hot days you should consider delaying works until the conditions ease, and keep a means of extinguishing a fire near by.

On a Total Fire Ban day, general-purpose welding, grinding, soldering or gas cutting works can not be carried out in the open.

 

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It probably could be extended “Just one spark can start a fire and burn out the neighbourhood “

Taylor Peet

2 days ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Tomorrow's Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH

ALL PERMITS SUSPENDED

Across the Monaro we will see temperatures around 36 degrees with southerly winds around 15 kp/h.

Temperatures are likely to be the same Saturday also, with only slight relief Sunday in it being a forecast 32 degrees.

With hot weather setting in, it is important you review and discuss your Bush Fire Survival Plan with your family, monitor the Fires Near Me app, and if you see a fire without a fire truck, call 000 immediately.
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Tomorrows Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH

ALL PERMITS SUSPENDED

Across the Monaro we will see temperatures around 36 degrees with southerly winds around 15 kp/h.

Temperatures are likely to be the same Saturday also, with only slight relief Sunday in it being a forecast 32 degrees. 

With hot weather setting in, it is important you review and discuss your Bush Fire Survival Plan with your family, monitor the Fires Near Me app, and if you see a fire without a fire truck, call 000 immediately.Image attachment

1 week ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

NSW Rural Fire Service
A number of fire spotting aircraft are patrolling remote areas of NSW today looking for any new fires that may have started after the recent lightning activity. This crew are currently over the Snowy Mountains in southern NSW.
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2 weeks ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Power outages may be occurring in Michelago and Old Adaminaby areas.

2 power poles in the Old Adaminaby area have been struck by lightening, it is unclear what is causing the outage at Michelago.
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Power outages may be occurring in Michelago and Old Adaminaby areas. 

2 power poles in the Old Adaminaby area have been struck by lightening, it is unclear what is causing the outage at Michelago.Image attachment

 

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Thanks for the update

Jo Wroblewski

Blake Morgan

Severe storms are currently passing through the area.
These have been accompanied by significant lightening activity that has already caused a small fire to the west of Cooma (now contained).
Be aware that lightening can result in fires days after it has occurred, and if you see an unattended fire you should call 000 immediately.
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This is a screen shot of current lightening activity. As you can see it is very wide spread and there is expected to continue into the evening.

Pissing down with thunder and lightning in Merimbula

Lightning tracker over Bungarby. 7ml of rain in 10 minutes and more coming through again now.

A lot of lightning. Some very close.

Today's Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH.

Across the Monaro temperatures are now above 30 degrees and will continue to rise to approximately 36 degrees.
Winds will also increase in the afternoon for several hours.

It's not every day you have a good excuse not to mow the lawn, but we're giving you one. Along with all other hot works, you should consider delaying works until later today when conditions ease.
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Todays Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH. 

Across the Monaro temperatures are now above 30 degrees and will continue to rise to approximately 36 degrees. 
Winds will also increase in the afternoon for several hours. 

Its not every day you have a good excuse not to mow the lawn, but were giving you one. Along with all other hot works, you should consider delaying works until later today when conditions ease.

FIRE DANGER for Sunday, 7th of January, 2018.
Fire Danger will be VERY HIGH for Monaro and many other parts of the state.

ALL PERMITS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED

All care needs to be taken with outside work that involves welders grinders metal cutters and any other power tools that create heat and sparks.
Temperatures will be around 36 degrees and remain above 30 until approximately 6pm

If you see a fire without a fire truck, please call 000 immediately.
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FIRE DANGER for Sunday, 7th of January, 2018.
Fire Danger will be VERY HIGH for Monaro and many other parts of the state. 

ALL PERMITS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED

All care needs to be taken with outside work that involves welders grinders metal cutters and any other power tools that create heat and sparks.
Temperatures will be around 36 degrees and remain above 30 until approximately 6pm

If you see a fire without a fire truck, please call 000 immediately.

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