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. ... See MoreSee Less
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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.
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RFS hazard reduction burns have commenced at Bills Creek (Rocky Plain area) Lost Lake (Poveys Firetrail, west of Bredbo) and Kennedys (Shannons Flat). You can download the Fires Near Me app or visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au to stay up to date.
Please only call 000 if you see an unattended fire, not just for smoke.
Smoke from NPWS, ACT, and RFS hazard reduction burns will be visible by communities across the Monaro, and this smoke will settle this afternoon as the temperature cools ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... See MoreSee Less
Advice 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. ... See MoreSee Less