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AU – Cowra RRT Are Called On for Relief

Smoke again! December heat was exhausting and the wind extreme, so the call for RRT help on Saturday December 21st to feed some hungry Firies came as no surprise. 35kms NW of Cowra NSW, a machinery malfunction sparked a fire that finished up burning 188 hectares of bush and farm land including machinery. Read more […]

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AU – Moe RRT supports firefighters at Westbury

On Friday 17th January, after four days in a row of temperatures around 40 degrees Celsius, a bush fire started about 4 minutes from Moe, in the Gippsland region of Victoria. Unpredictable winds, and the proximity of the fire to the main power lines supplying most of Melbourne, made this fire a real danger. Click […]

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BB – RRT St Vincent – Disaster and Relief Efforts

On Tuesday night, December 24th, 225mm of rain fell on St. Vincent & the Grenadines over only a few hours resulting in flash floods and loss of life.  While the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) mobilized, RRT also mobilized and provided meals and 50 beds for persons sheltered in an emergency centre on Wednesday evening. […]

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AU – Perth Hills – One Week Later

Last week’s catastrophic blaze in the Perth hills of Western Australia ended after taking the property toll to 56 homes. The fire – which had flames of up to 20m high and was so hot it melted glass windows – was sparked by a falling power pole on a private property, on a Sunday with […]

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AU – Bathurst RRT set up base camp at Perthville

Hells Hole Fire – A bush fire is burning 5km south west of the village of Trunkey in the Copperhannia National Park. The fire is covering 2656 hectares in size & currently out of control. A base camp and catering facilities have been set up at Perthville to house and feed exhausted firefighters battling the Hell’s […]

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