Fires flare up

Ralph Clark and Noel Quince backburning on the fireground Sunday
(photo courtesy of Nine news)


Saturday’s wild weather stirred up fires to our North in Foster and Tuncurry clearly visible from the Tea Gardens waterfront. Our local Pindimar Tea Gardens Rural Fire Brigade volunteers were deployed again on Sunday.

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Here are some of the comments left on the RFS website following operations that day in locations our firefighters attended.

“I just wanted to thank all the fire fighters who fought the fires near our home in Tuncurry. Please give our heartfelt thanks for their brave efforts. I live in Crystal Waters Village in Tuncurry and always felt they were looking after us. Again, thanks for all your efforts,” Trevor and Maralyn.

“A heartfelt THANK YOU to the firefighters who helped us here around Failford & Tuncurry areas. We sincerely appreciate your fine efforts and work to help keep us and our homes safe,” Casey.

“I cannot say enough but want all if your firefighters who worked so hard on Lakes way Tuncurry on the weekend… You are absolute heroes and cannot thank you all enough for your dedication and bravery. Please pass this on to all and let them all know we are so proud and thankful to each and everyone of you.” Vanessa.

Your time, training and dedication as volunteer firefighters have not gone unnoticed,
Thank you Firies.


By Sandra CLARK

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