Glenorie Rural Fire Brigade News

On Sunday 14 August 2016 Glenorie Brigade joined with Arcadia, Galston, Maroota, Middle Dural and Hornsby Support Brigades for the annual service for the RFS (Rural Fire Service) at Galston Uniting Church. Thank you Rev. Geoff Smith, Paul Udy, Elizabeth Garlick and all who worked hard to make the day a really lovely celebration followed by a delicious lunch.

Hornsby RFS chaplain, Christopher Pears blessed the fire vehicles and prayed for the safety of crews throughout the coming bush fire season.

I was privileged to be asked to share why I joined and “Why we do what we do”. Incredibly hard to put into just a few words!

The brigade will be at the school fair Sunday 18 September, and would love to chat to you about the upcoming fire season and the best way you can prepare your family, home and property.

This month’s training was First Aid and as often happens we were then called to assist at a motor vehicle accident the following week. A sobering reminder how important training is and also a reminder to drive safely to the road conditions.

Now is the ideal time to PREPARE your property for the coming fire season. For a property check or any advice please contact the brigade as below. If you live in the Hills Shire it is also your last chance to do pile burns without a permit. Regulations still apply and vary between shires, contact your local Rural Fire District Office; The Hills 9654 1244 or Hornsby 9883 2000 to confirm details. Failure to comply with regulations can incur a fine.

Brigade contact details: Station Phone: 9652 2017 (leave a message and someone will get back to you) or talk to a real person, James: 0422 168 914. Visit the brigade stand at the Glenorie Growers Market, 4 th Sunday of the month in the grounds of Glenorie RSL.
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