Captains Blog

Updates and information from the Captain of Robertson Rural Fire Brigade, Brendhan Waters.  If you wish to contact Brendhan, use the email link on the contact page, or pop in to our station on a Wednesday night at 7:30pm.

  • You can help You can help…… July 9, 2016 - Our volunteers are here when you need us, but you can play a part as well. Here’s three things that you can do to help us to help you. 1. The most important thing is to Prepare, Act and Survive. When a bushfire, structure fire or major storm damage occurs, you rarely get much warning. Preparing our families and homes, and then knowing when and how to act in an Continue Reading →
  • East Coast Low – June 2016 June 18, 2016 - 18-06-16 Two weeks ago we were in the midst of receiving the highest rainfall in the state. Over the course of the weekend we received over 600mm (24 inches) along with periods of high winds. This led to a very large number of calls to tree’s and power-lines down, along with flooding affecting houses and roadways. By mid morning on Sunday, a forward command post was set up operating from Continue Reading →
  • A slice of Robertson history September 27, 2015 - A photo recently surfaced which shows a little slice of both Robertson and Brigade history. The photo shows a car fire on the main street of Robertson outside what was the ESSO service station near the site of the current service station. We believe that in this particular incident noone was hurt. Many locals can be seen in the photo, but one notable mention is Jim Wilson Snr, seen standing Continue Reading →