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Billapaloola Fire near Tumut NSW 13th December 2006
Burnover (near miss) Billapaloola
Fire near Tumut NSW
Mt Taylor (A.C.T.) 24 December 1998
A fire started on the south side of Mt Taylor at approximately 1pm,
and quickly ran upslope to the top. A.C.T. Bushfire Tanker Forests 11
was working on the eastern side attempting to stop the flank jumping a
track and spreading to Athlon Drive, when a air hose split on the
brake line, which locked the brakes on. The driver was unable to move
the tanker, and the fire then burnt past the tanker.
A.C.T. Bushfire Tanker Forests 11
Ian McArthur, ACT Bushfire Service DCFCO
Jervis Bay (N.S.W.) 6 December 1994
In early December 1994 a hazard reduction burn had been completed in
an old pine clearfall block with the intention of revegetating the
block with native vegetation. The burn was successful under fairly
mild conditions, but continued to smoulder for several days.
On Tuesday 6 December, a very High Fire Danger day, several spot
fires started in an adjacent logged compartment, which had not been
burnt. A crew in a light unit was suppressing these spot fires, one
of which was to far from the track. The crew drove the unit off the
track to suppress the spot fire and the unit became hung up on a
stump. They were unable to extricate the unit, and as the fire was
approaching, they abandoned the unit.
Burnt out wreck of Jervis Bay 28 (Toyota
Full story on the fire at Jervis Bay
Last updated 4 November 2014