Author Archives: Hastings Fire Brigade

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New Captain at Hastings

Category : Brigade News

The beginning of July marks the beginning of a new Captain at Hastings Fire Brigade. After 10 years of holding the role, Colin Cook decided to step down at the end of his current term in order to pursue other interests.

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Deployment to Hazelwood Mine

Category : Brigade News

On Friday 21 several firefighters from Hastings Fire Brigade were deployed to the fire at Hazelwood mine to work during the night.

Firefighters met at Moorooduc fire station for transport and left at 5pm, arriving at Hazelwood around 7pm for dinner before being deployed into the mine itself. Truck mounted monitors were used on the walls of the mine to extinguish the fires, with on board water only lasting for a few minutes before the trucks were required to fill up again. Several tanks of water were used before firefighters were requested to return to the staging area for health checks.

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Western Port Festival 2014

Category : Brigade News

Hastings Fire Brigade again took part in the Western Port Festival, marching in the parade where we were awarded “Best Display From A Volunteer Group”. Later on, several of the dogs from Greyhound Safety Net Inc, who also took part in the parade, came and investigated our trucks.

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Fire Restrictions Are Now In Force

Category : Fire Safety

It is advised that restrictions on the lighting of fires as provided under the Country Fire Authority Act 1958, have been imposed in the Mornington Peninsula Shire from:

0100 hours on Monday 27 January, 2014 until 0100 hours on Thursday 1 May, 2014 (unless extended or curtailed in the meantime).

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Fire Walk and Talk at Kings Creek

Category : Fire Safety

On January 18 the Mornington Peninsula Shire will conduct a Fire walk and Talk through the Kings Creek Bushland Reserve. The Walk and Talk is to promote awareness of the area and is open for all residents to attend if they wish to.

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Smoke Alarm Saves Lives

Category : Brigade News

Where: Hastings
When: 16 November 2013
Type: Structure Fire

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Oil Spill Incident

Category : Brigade News

At 7:55am on September 26th, Hastings was responded to a reported oil spill incident. On arrival the crews found approximately 200 litres of hydraulic oil had leaked over a large area stretching from nearly one side of Hastings to the other.

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Delivery Truck Roll Over

Category : Brigade News

Where: Hastings
When: 21 August 2013
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident

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July 2013 Fuel Tanker Roll Over

Category : Brigade News

Where: Tyabb
When: 11 July 2013
Type: Motor Vehicle Accident, Fuel tanker roll over

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Caravan Fire on a cold night

Category : Brigade News

Where: Hastings
When: 20 June 2013
Type: Caravan Fire

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