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Hazard reduction burns are an integral part of what we do to protect the community and environment.
For more information visit our website:
kalamundabfb.org.au
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Hazard reduction burns are an integral part of what we do to protect the community and environment.
For more information visit our website:
kalamundabfb.org.au
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#bushfiresaustralia #bushfirefighter #awareness #savingtheplanet #protectingpeople #volunteer #volunteerfirefighter #firetruck
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Over the weekend the Kalamunda VBFB did our pre-season assessments.
These included burnover drills, pre-season refresher and a timed practical component.
It is important that each and every operational volunteer firefighter is competent when turning out to incidents.
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Over the weekend the Kalamunda VBFB did our pre-season assessments.
These included burnover drills, pre-season refresher and a timed practical component.
It is important that each and every operational volunteer firefighter is competent when turning out to incidents.
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October 8th, 5:15 pm

Kalamunda Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
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Timeline PhotosπŸ”₯ Landowners and Occupiers are required to comply with the 2020/2021 Fire Hazard Reduction Notice by 1 November 2020 through to the 31 March 2021. πŸ”₯

These compliance regulations ensure that we are doing all we can as a community to prevent and be prepared for a bushfire emergency βœ…

For more information πŸ‘‡
www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au/our-city/fire/reduction-notice
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Reminder - Restricted Burning Period Starts TODAY!
Permits to Burn are required between the 1st of October to 30 November (unless closed off early due to weather conditions)
A few notes from the City of Kalamunda, 
You may obtain a Burning Permit by request at the City of Kalamunda Administration Office.
Residents can still legally burn off a small heap  – 1 cubic meter (1m x 1m x 1m), between 6pm and 11pm and fully out by midnight without a permit to burn so long as:
- the Fire Danger Rating is not Very High or above,
- that a means of extinguishing the fire is available,
- ensure appropriate firebreaks or hazard reduction around burn area,
- all neighbours are notified, and an adult remains in attendance of the fire at all times.
HINTS FOR BURNING
- Dont light a fire on a hot or windy day.
- Dont try to burn more than you can control.
- Inform and notify your neighbours and others as specified in the permit.
- Make sure smoke and sparks will not create a nuisance to your neighbours or road users.
- Cut or rake long grass and fuel from around trees, buildings and fences before burning.
- On a sloping block, burn from the top down.
- Have a hose or spray pack to dampen down fierce fires.
(Note: These Fire Control Officers are City Staff and Volunteers, their availability to issue permits may vary in some instances, including attending emergency incidents within your community. Please assist them by planning early your permit requirements.)

For further information please visit https://www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au/our-city/fire

Reminder - Restricted Burning Period Starts TODAY!
Permits to Burn are required between the 1st of October to 30 November (unless closed off early due to weather conditions)
A few notes from the City of Kalamunda,
You may obtain a Burning Permit by request at the City of Kalamunda Administration Office.
Residents can still legally burn off a small heap – 1 cubic meter (1m x 1m x 1m), between 6pm and 11pm and fully out by midnight without a permit to burn so long as:
- the Fire Danger Rating is not Very High or above,
- that a means of extinguishing the fire is available,
- ensure appropriate firebreaks or hazard reduction around burn area,
- all neighbours are notified, and an adult remains in attendance of the fire at all times.
HINTS FOR BURNING
- Don't light a fire on a hot or windy day.
- Don't try to burn more than you can control.
- Inform and notify your neighbours and others as specified in the permit.
- Make sure smoke and sparks will not create a nuisance to your neighbours or road users.
- Cut or rake long grass and fuel from around trees, buildings and fences before burning.
- On a sloping block, burn from the top down.
- Have a hose or spray pack to dampen down fierce fires.
(Note: These Fire Control Officers are City Staff and Volunteers, their availability to issue permits may vary in some instances, including attending emergency incidents within your community. Please assist them by planning early your permit requirements.)

For further information please visit www.kalamunda.wa.gov.au/our-city/fire
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September 28th, 6:26 pm

Kalamunda Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
Kalamunda bfb had a busy weekend, While some of us were training how to safely put out fires the rest of us were training how to safely save lives.
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Kalamunda bfb had a busy weekend, While some of us were training how to safely put out fires the rest of us were training how to safely save lives.
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September 28th, 6:16 pm

Kalamunda Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
The Kalamunda bfb ran the structural firefighting course for our probationary fire fighters over the weekend as part of their preparation for graduation.
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The Kalamunda bfb ran the structural firefighting course for our probationary fire fighters over the weekend as part of their preparation for graduation.
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This was always a great exercise when I was with the brigade, adds another dimension to the role of the brigade

September 21st, 4:58 pm

Kalamunda Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade

The Brigade had a busy day yesterday. While some of our members were honing their structural firefighting skills, others were attending the Burnsmart demonstration in Carmel, which was only slightly ruined by the rain (and at one stage, hail). Regardless, we did manage to get some grass trees burning, and about 35 members of the community attended to see a demonstration of how to maintain a bush block in a safe state, and discuss preparing for fires before they happen. Brigade members, along with City of Kalamunda staff, and members of the Kalamunda Volunteer Fire and Rescue were on hand to provide advice. ... See MoreSee Less

September 21st, 12:53 pm

Kalamunda Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade
Kalamunda Bush Fire Brigade did some structure fire training over the weekend.
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Kalamunda Bush Fire Brigade did some structure fire training over the weekend.
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Great photos!

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