Fire Departments of Australia: Country Fire Service, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Fire and Rescue Nsw Source Wikipedia

ISBN: 9781156472620

Published: August 13th 2011

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36 pages


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Fire Departments of Australia: Country Fire Service, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Fire and Rescue Nsw  by  Source Wikipedia

Fire Departments of Australia: Country Fire Service, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Fire and Rescue Nsw by Source Wikipedia
August 13th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 36 pages | ISBN: 9781156472620 | 8.38 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Country Fire Service, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Fire and RescueMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Country Fire Service, New South Wales Rural Fire Service, Metropolitan Fire Brigade, Fire and Rescue NSW, Country Fire Service appliances, Country Fire Authority, Narre Warren Fire Brigade, List of Country Fire Service groups and brigades, Northern Territory Fire and Rescue Service, Australian Capital Territory Emergency Services Agency, Newham Rural Fire Brigade, Fire and Emergency Services Authority of Western Australia, Australian Capital Territory Fire Brigade, Country Fire Authority appliances, Australasian Fire Authorities Council, Queensland Fire and Rescue Service, Emergency Fire Service, Eastern Hill Fire Station, Tasmania Fire Service, South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service.

Excerpt: The SA Country Fire Service is a volunteer based fire service in the state of South Australia in Australia. Many parts of Australia are sparsely populated whilst at the same time they are under significant risk of bushfire. Due to economics, it is prohibitively expensive for each Australian town or village to have a paid fire service (department). The compromise adopted is to have government funded equipment and training but volunteer fire-fighters to perform the duties of regular fire-fighters. In South Australia, the name for the volunteer service is the CFS.

Other Australian States and Territories have their own service, such as the Country Fire Authority in the state of Victoria and the Rural Fire Service in the state of New South Wales. In the state capital Adelaide, a conventional paid service exists, called the SA Metropolitan Fire Service (SAMFS). A handful of large towns in South Australia also have retained Metro or MFS services, but the vast majority (over 430 communities) rely on the CFS. Several Adelaide suburbs that retain extensive scrubland have CFS stations whose area of operation overlaps that of the ...



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