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NPWS - Brayshaws HR Burn
This HR will continue to burn for the next few days,NPWS will have crew's monitoring the HR at all times.
There may be large amounts of smoke come from this HR as it continues to burn.
The HR is Situated 13 klm NW of Adaminaby.
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National Parks and Wildlife Service are undertaking a Hazard Reduction burn approx 13klm north west of Adaminaby and South of Tantangra Dam
The HR will be burning for the next few days and is expected to put up a large amount of smoke.
Further advice will follow as it becomes available.
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National Parks and Wildlife Service are undertaking a Hazard Reduction burn approx 13klm north west of Adaminaby and South of Tantangra Dam
The HR will be burning for the next few days and is expected to put up a large amount of smoke.
Further advice will follow as it becomes available.

Group Officer John Reed is taking a number of Monaro Team firefighters through the theoretical components of the Advanced Firefighter course today.

A good day to be inside with wind gusts around 80kph in Cooma. The trainees won't be spared tomorrow though, with practical training on the cards in very windy conditions.

We can't thank the trainers and trainees enough for giving up their weekend to get better at what they do, which in turn provides better service to the community.
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Group Officer John Reed is taking a number of Monaro Team firefighters through the theoretical components of the Advanced Firefighter course today. 

A good day to be inside with wind gusts around 80kph in Cooma. The trainees wont be spared tomorrow though, with practical training on the cards in very windy conditions. 

We cant thank the trainers and trainees enough for giving up their weekend to get better at what they do, which in turn provides better service to the community.

 

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I Have Completed this Course, And Found it Truly Rewarding, With the Knowledge, That sharpens Your awareness on the fire ground. Village Fire fighting is also a available part of Fire Fighting that I truly Recommend, That on Completion Gives you that edge in confidence to Carry out The Task with Safety to yourself and Crew. I Truly Praise The Passion Of the Instructor to Pass on their Knowledge to those who wish to Build their Knowledge. To Carry out their Tasks on the Fire ground with Confidence. Looking forward to VF Crew Leaders course.

Kylie Kenyon Keith Howker David Ferris

After 30 years of service firstly with the Snowy River Bushfire Brigades and then with the Rural Fire Service Kerrie Evans has seen it all.
All the changes from local Government Brigades to the State run RFS.
During this period Kerrie has been the voice on the other end of the phone or radio for nearly all the fires Big or small in the Snowy River Shire area, including weeks on end during the 2003 fires that burnt right through the Snowy Mts
Congratulations Kerrie on a job well done.
Now back to work for the next 30
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After 30 years of service firstly with the Snowy River Bushfire Brigades and then with the Rural Fire Service Kerrie Evans has seen it all.
All the changes from local Government Brigades to the State run RFS.
During this period Kerrie has been the voice on the other end of the phone or radio for nearly all the fires Big or small in the Snowy River Shire area, including weeks on end during the 2003 fires that burnt right through the Snowy Mts 
Congratulations Kerrie on a job well done.
Now back to work for the next 30

 

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Well done Kerrie. I always appreciated your calmness and attention to detail during incidents and your always helpful manner in your day to day work. RFS and all fire and support agencies are lucky to have worked with someone like you. Congratulations and best wishes.

Congratulations Kerrie, it was always a pleasure working along side of you or talking on the phone, I’ll miss your smiling, calm self. Xx🌼

great going Kerrie I remember you from then I was in cooma brigade. keep up the great work congrats πŸ™‚

Well done Kerrie thank you for Your Cool 😎 Calm and Collected attitude you have the ability to defuse situations by your presence Your knowledgeand leadership go a long way to helping during an often difficult and emotional situation that need the people in charge to know what and where to deploy For Best advantage Congatulations. Well done πŸ‘ Kerrie Bern & Jenni

Congratulations Kerrie. So well deserved. Lots of love from Eric and me. Xxxx πŸ’–πŸ’“

Your mum is amazing! I can see where you get your drive from. X

Congratulations Kerrie, wow 30 years, well done

Congratulations Kerrie 30 years a long time and best of luck for the future love Di xxx

Well done Kerrie, you deserve the accolades. Wouldn't be the same there without your smiling face 🎈🎈🎈

Congratulations Kerrie Evans. The amount of messages shown here just go to show jut how well respected and appreciated you are with in our community. Xxx

'Congratulations' Kerry πŸ‘ 30yrs Well Done πŸ’• Many THANKS

Congratulations Kerrie and thanks for everything!!!

Wow has it really been that long? Congrats Kerrie xx

Congratulations Kerrie. What a great achievement !

Wow congratulations well deserved πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Stand tall Kerrie,you have done a wonderful job πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘xxx

Well don Kerrie, the calm amongst the chaos. β€οΈπŸ˜˜πŸ‘πŸ‘

Time flies when you’re having fun 🀭 You’re not retiring yet are you Kerrie? 😲 Maybe just go somewhere warmer for winter 🀣

Congratulations and thank you, Kerrie!

Kerrie, well done and well deserved praise. It was an absolute pleasure working with you as a staff member and it is great to continue working with you as a volunteer.

Congratulations Kerrie from all the team at RR+R. Thanks for your warm hospitality over the many years.

Wow that's awesome Kerrie! Congratulations and thank you for a job very very well done xx

Congratulations Kerrie on a job well done! Many thanks for all your help over the years.

Congrats Kerrie, long time in the one position these days, well done πŸ‘πŸ’

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MONARO RESIDENTS.
FIRE DANGER for SATURDAY IS VERY HIGH.
Winds are predicted to be very strong (50-60kph) for Saturday 14/04/2018
Temperatures are forecast to be around mid 20 degrees, Relative Humidity down to 25% with winds around 50-60 kph gusting to 85 kph.
While there is no longer a requirement for permits, we request that everyone delay any burning or hot works they had planned at least until next week when conditions are predicted to improve.
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1 week ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

The Monaro Highway is closed after an incident at the intersection of Polo Flat Road.

Please avoid the area if possible.Road is closed due to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of the Monaro Highway and Polo Flat Road. Detours are in place.
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The Monaro Highway is closed after an incident at the intersection of Polo Flat Road. 

Please avoid the area if possible.

 

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Not another accident on this stretch of road!

Luke Roberson did u hear about this one?

Andrew ☹️

Jeremy Dawson

Gavin Marshall

Chris Thompson

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1 week ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

Today the Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH

Fire Danger Ratings are determined based on many factors. One of the factors considered is wind.
We've got strong winds forecast across the Monaro today, with winds already exceeding forecast conditions.

We urge everyone to avoid using fire or performing any hot works outside today. Burning, welding, grinding, slashing, etc.

If you see an unattended fire, please call 000 immediately.
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Today the Fire Danger Rating is VERY HIGH

Fire Danger Ratings are determined based on many factors. One of the factors considered is wind. 
Weve got strong winds forecast across the Monaro today, with winds already exceeding forecast conditions. 

We urge everyone to avoid using fire or performing any hot works outside today. Burning, welding, grinding, slashing, etc. 

If you see an unattended fire, please call 000 immediately.Image attachment

 

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Was speaking to my father that we haven't had one extreme/catastrophic day. I thought those 40+ days would have been

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

The fire danger rating Thursday 12/04/2018 is VERY HIGH.
Temperatures are forecast to be around 30 degrees, Relative Humidity down to 25% with winds around 35 kph gusting to 55 kph.
Significant periods of no rain have left our landscape extremely dry. While there is no longer a requirement for permits, we request that everyone delay any burning or hot works they had planned at least until the weekend when conditions are predicted to improve.
The weather we are experiencing at the moment is more like January/Feburary conditions and all care needs to be exercised.

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Gee ...isn't it just typical..when common sense says we need fire restrictions you cant bring them in ...and in October when it was still green we have fire restrictions. ..go figure

1 week ago

Monaro Team Rural Fire Service

NSW Rural Fire Service
There is more unseasonable warm weather on the way. This will likely see fire dangers increase over coming days. It is essential that you contact your local fire control centre or fire rescue station before undertaking any hazard reduction or agricultural burns. It may be that you are requested to postpone these burns until the weather improves.
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UPDATE 1558hrs: Jindabyne Fire Rescue will be departing scene shortly, followed by Jindabyne Rural Fire Brigade not long after. The fire burnt around 1/4 acre, and certainly could have been worse if not for the fast mutual response and on scene cooperation of both Fire and Rescue NSW and NSW Rural Fire Service crews. Great work by all involved.

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UPDATE 1441hrs: Jindabyne 2 and Jindabyne Fire Rescue Pump 338 on scene and they have the fire under control. A few trees are alight and smoke will be visible in the area for some time yet. Please avoid the area while firefighters move about and work in the area.

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Jindabyne Fire & Rescue NSW and Jindabyne and Ingebyra Rural Fire Brigades are responding to reports of a fire in the vicinity of Old Settlers Road off The Snowy River Way, 5 km from the Barry Way intersection, 7 km south east of Jindabyne,
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Thank you to all of you who came out. I’m very thankful it didn’t get to my house.

Ian Wilson

Nadean Dilevski

Tari Metselaar

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