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NSW RFS – Bungonia Brigade (Southern Tablelands)

NSW Rural Fire Service
Bungonia Brigade
Southern Tablelands Zone, Goulburn-Mulwaree District

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NSW RFS Bungonia Fire StationGoulburn Mulwaree District - Photo March 2013


NSW RFS Bungonia Fire StationGoulburn Mulwaree District- Photo March 2013


NSW RFS Bungonia Fire StationGoulburn Mulwaree District - Photo March 2013


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NSW RFS – Yetholme Brigade (Chifley Lithgow)

NSW Rural Fire Service
Yetholme Brigade
Chifley-Lithgow Zone, Bathurst District

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NSW RFS Yetholme Fire Station


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NSW RFS – Mandemar Brigade (Southern Highlands)

Mandemar Brigade is located in the Southern Highlands RFS area, located to the North-West of the Hume Highway, and to the South of the expansive wilderness areas stretching north to the Blue Mountains.

The brigade operates from 2 separate Fire Stations, located on Joadja and High Range roads.

NSW RFS Mandemar Brigade - High Range Fire Station
Mandemar Brigade – High Range Fire Station
NSW RFS Mandemar Brigade - Joadja Fire Station
Mandemar Brigade – Joadja Fire Station


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NSW RFS – Captains Flat Brigade (Lake George)

Captains Flat is a small town, located around 60km SE of Canberra. The town has a mining heritage which continues to this day, and a population of 610 in the 2016 census.

Captains Flat brigade was formed in the Yarrowlumla-Queanbeyan fire district in 1952. The local government area is now Queeanbeyan-Palerang following local government changes, and the brigade operates within the Lake George RFS Zone

In October 2019 the brigade’s new station was officially opened, replacing a smaller brick and tile station. The photos below taken in the month prior.

The brigade operate a Category 1 tanker and 2x Category 7 tankers

2019 Fire Station shortly before opening
Superseded Fire Station
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NSW RFS – Cherrybrook Brigade (Hornsby/Ku-Ring-Gai)

NSW Rural Fire Service
Cherrybrook Brigade
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai District
Region East
Website: http://cherrybrook.rfsa.org.au/

Cherrybrook’s website provides a great amount of information on their history, just a snip of which is below.

Cherrybrook Fire Brigade was officially formed on 29th July 1952, known as the ‘The Hornsby Shire Bush Volunteer Fire Brigade, West Pennant Hills and District’. The brigade changed to its current moniker in 1980. Their website has a very detailed and interesting history of the brigade, with excerpts below:

The brigade had humble beginnings, it took until 1968 for the first firefighting appliance to arrive – an 80 gallon trailer tanker with petrol pump that was towed by a privately owned tractor. An old currugated iron shed was the brigade’s first fire station in 1971.

In December 1981, the current station was opened by which time the brigade had a Bedford MFR tanker. Improvements to the station have continued over the years, including remoddelling of the front of the station to allow for larger vehicles (2006), installing air conditioning and a large rainwater tank(2010). Catering Brigade relocated in 2011 to their own building, allowing all 3 vehicles to park in their own bays. Further station renovations commenced in 2011, including meeting room and vehicle bay improvements.

The Bedford tanker replaced the brigade’s first fire truck, a World War II Chevrolet Blitz Tanker. Following the Bedford, the brigade has operated a number of Isuzu models. Currently the fleet includes a 2008 Model Isuzu Cat 1 tanker, a Personnel Carrier, and a support vehicle carrying additional breathing apparatus and other equipment.

The brigade published a book of its history: “50 Flamin’ Years” in 2003 following the 50th anniversary and have gone on to celebrate 60 years in 2013

Since the below photos were taken, Cherrybrook have received new vehicles to replace their Cat 1 Tanker and Cat 17 salvage/support unit.

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NSW RFS – Wisemans Ferry Brigade (The Hills)

Brigade: Wisemans Ferry
District: The Hills (Formerly ‘Baulkham Hills’)
Region: East

Wisemans Ferry Brigade is located in the Wisemans Ferry township, on the shores of the Hawkesbury River at the upper end of Old Northern Road. Two ferries provide crossings over the Hawkesbury river and access to the north, east and west of the town.
The area is surrounded by bushland and difficult terrain.

The brigade run a 2009 Cat 1 Tanker and 1998 Cat 7 tanker.

http://www.wisemansferry.rfsa.org.au/

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Wisemans Ferry RFB Station. The Hills DistrictSeptember 2013

Wisemans Ferry RFB. The Hills DistrictSeptember 2013


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