Weather conditions have eased today and our local crew will be patrolling the area around Bell rd at Mt Wilson. The five Members are doing well. Today another 3 members from the Mt Macedon Group, 2 Gisborne and one from Mt Macedon will depart from Melb airport to keep rotating existing crews already on the fire […]
Gisborne and Mt Macedon Group firefighters are currently in Hartley Vale and have been task to protect life and property. The local crew are staged in a park beside houses waiting for the fire front to come through. Multiple emergency warnings have been issued. Please l check www.rfs.nsw.gov.au for latest warnings. We will […]
1st Lt. Terry Borg, 3rd Lt. Mark Carter, firefighters Tom Ritchie, Rona Pulbrook and Doug Peart all arrived back in Gisborne safe and sound late last night after spending five days in N.S.W on the fire line. The Mt Macedon Group composite crew currently in N.S.W including two from Gisborne had a relitively quite day […]
This link http://google.org/crisismap/2013-nsw-bushfires will take you to a map showing the extend of the NSW fires.
The five Gisborne members currently in N.S.W are scheduled to return tomorrow morning much to their delight! They will be relieved by another crew of five. Two from Gisborne, one from Mt Macedon, Woodend and Riddells Creek. The relief crew departed from Gisborne Fire Station at 10.30 this morning by bus to the Melb airport […]
The five Gisborne members sent up to N.S.W are safe and in good spirits. [just_in_case_gallery] Their first task on Saturday was to back burn a large area to pull up any fire heading in that particular direction. Yesterday (Sunday) the weather turned for the worst with hot temperatures and strong winds fuelling the fires. They were […]
A Tanker and crew from Gisborne Fire Brigade has been deployed to help with firefighting efforts in N.S.W. The Gisborne crew has formed part of a Strike team from District 2 which includes tankers, ultralight tankers and a big fill. Fire Services Commissioner Craig Lapsley said staff and volunteers from CFA, MFB, the Department of Environment […]