"That would have to have been the triple fatality Motor Vehicle Accident I went to the day before I started my High School (College) exams...
Pager went off, went direct to scene as it was en route to the station, arrived on scene to find two…"
This poem appeared recently in a British Newspaper, with reference to the recent Black Saturday bushfires in which over 200 people lost their lives.Yesterday the Victorian Government announced that all fires burning in the State of Victoria as a result of Black Saturday have finally been contained, five weeks after the fateful day.We love to hate Victorians throughout the footy seasonJust for the fact they're from Victoria would seem a valid reason,They tend to think Australian Rules belongs to…See More
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Wildfire, I didn't intend to infer that because you were old you were unable to stay and defend. Your story of the two 80yo's simply emphasises my point that they were prepared, and they knew they were…"
"They sell them here in Australia too. They are actually designed more as a construction tool than a demolition tool.
Designed to assist carpenters in carrying beams, levering them into place, etc.
Yes, it's a good tool that could easily lend…"
"It is interesting that today our media is reporting along the lines of the following:
A family that successfully defended their home in the recent fires have been vindicated. Apparently when they moved to the area they broke local government…"
Other Past or Current Departments and Organizations
OH&S Manager - Major Events Company
Local Shire Council - Chief Warden for Council Offices
Local Shire Council - Chief Warden for Performing Arts Centre
Local Shire Council - Emergency Management Planner
Major Events Rigger, Human Resources, OHS Officer, Total Events Co P/L
Why I Joined Fire/EMS
To give back to the Community. Grew up in a farming environment, it was a natural progression into the Fire Brigade.