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.

  • Bug out bag April 15, 2018 - Lets be honest, we aren’t Jason Bourne. We don’t need to rely on Bruce Willis to save us from a gigantic asteroid that will devour the Earth. And (hopefully), a Zombie Apocalypse is restricted to a couple of hundred movies. But there are things that are a lot more likely than we would like to … Continue reading Bug out bag
  • 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. … Continue reading You can help……
  • 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 … Continue reading East Coast Low – June 2016
  • 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 … Continue reading A slice of Robertson history