DEOH Hazard Reduction (part 2)

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On Sunday Morning 21st October 2008, the Cumberland Zone conducted a hazard reduction at the Defence Establishment at Orchard Hills. (DEOH)

The hazard reduction was commenced at 1030hrs and concluded at 1330 hrs and was declared a success.

Approx 140ha was burnt.

Brigades that assisted were

Berkshire Park
Castlereagh
Communications
Eastern Creek
Erskine Park
Horsley Park
Llandillo
Londonderry

Marsden Park
Mulgoa

Orchard Hills
Plumpton
Regentville
Schofields
Wallacia
Cumberland 9 (Daruk 9)
Group 1,2,3 & 4
FCO 2 (operations)

Comm's were responsible for the staging area & fireground communications

The comms members that attended were.

Ron Freeman (Comms 2)
Troy Green
Gwenda Newham
Kay Gordon

Below are photos from the day.

OCV Set up at the staging area

Smoke

Nice Column

The initial lighting of the HR at the rear of the area

An overview of a little part of the burnt area

Cat 9's standing by in case of spot overs

The Fire Taking off

Burn baby Burn


Smoke Column

Photos Supplied by Troy Green




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