Hay Shed Fire

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Hay Shed Fire

Category : Brigade News

Where: Hastings
When: 2 January 2011
Type: Shed Fire


  • Hastings: Pumper, Tanker and Hazmat
  • Moorooduc: Tanker 1 and 2
  • Bittern: Lighting/Pumper and Tanker
  • Balnarring: Tanker 1

Other Agencies: Police


At 11:17pm on 2nd January Hastings Fire Brigade was called out to a reported hayshed fire with Moorooduc Fire Brigade providing support. Prior to arrival crews could see the hayshed was well alight and the additional call was made for a third tanker.

Water availability was an initial issue with a request for a further two tankers made. Bittern Fire Brigade was responded to provide lighting as crews worked through to the early hours of the morning. When it was safe to access, the hay inside the shed was pulled apart and extinguished.

Crews remained on scene until approximately 3:30am.