The Cumberland Zone Communications Brigade provides Radio Communication for approx 1000 firefighters from 16 Brigades across the Local Government Areas of Fairfield, Blacktown & Penrith
Using Various Types of Radios including: Simplex, GRN, VHF, UHF.
We are located and operate out of our Zone Operations Centre at Regentville. Please see the Calendar Page for further information on meeting times etc.
Below are some photos and items from both Blacktown & Penrith Comms Groups History.
Click here to veiw the list that was use to contact members for emergency phone faults
Click here to view a newspaper article from when the FCV was handed over to the service in 1991.
Click here for a photo of the initial fit out of the FCV
Click here for a photo of a handheld radio box built for Blacktown comms group
Below we have to rosters from the Blacktown comms group
Click here to view a roster form Jan 1994
Click here to view a roster form Oct 1982
All items above were provided by Brian Mackenzie
You can also check out some of the history photos on the photo page.