21 Members from the Newstead Fire Brigade participated in our Monthly training session with the use of all our equipment on the banks of the Loddon River.With a hotter and dryer summer approaching members where put through a number of drills to enhance there skills for the oncoming session.
At approximately 10:30 last night, the brigade was paged to a car fire on Strathlea Rd in Joyces Creek. Upon arrival the vehicle was found to be well alight with a very distraught owner nearby, who had managed to uncouple and save her boat. The fire was brought under control quickly and no-one was injured.
21 Brigade members participated in our monthly training session, The Brigade is gearing up for an early start to our summer season, and members carried out entrapment drills and pumping exercises utilizing all of our equipment. Well done to all our members.
The Newstead Fire Brigade attended another accident at the intersection of Providence Gully road and the Newstead Creswick road this morning, a single car ran off the road and into trees while traveling towards Ballarat, the occupant was treated by Ambulance Vic that had come across the incident. Brigade provided traffic control to assist Police to help clear the scene.
Members from the Brigade participated in CFA mobile training Domestic Pod at the Castlemaine fire station. On a cold night members new and old participated in the drills and had a great night out.
Thanks to the Castlemaine Fire Brigade for their assistance on the night.