Danger still real in the suburbs

HOMES in built-up areas can still fall prey to ember attacks. Source: http://www.bordermail.com.au/story/4291718/danger-still-real-in-the-suburbs/ Lavington Rural Fire Brigade’s community letter box drop this year will highlight a fact many residents may overlook. “We’ve done it for at least five years, we do 17,000 flyers, which is all of Albury, volunteers deliver them,” brigade captain Bruce Barnes […]

Fire Weather Warning (20th December 2015)

Source: http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/fire.shtml Fire Weather Warning for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Lower Central West Plains, Southern Slopes, Eastern Riverina, Southern Riverina and Northern Riverina fire areas Issued at 4:08 pm EDT on Saturday 19 December 2015. Weather Situation Hot, dry and windy conditions are expected today over a large portion of New South Wales ahead of […]

Christmas Lights Display

The Lavington Rural Fire Brigade will be holding its 2nd annual Christmas lights display. Starting Saturday, 19th December through to Christmas Eve from 7:00 PM through about 10:00 PM every night. There will be drinks and snacks on sale, as well as lucky dips. Santa will also be in attendance.Feel free to come and visit. […]

Fire Weather Warning (24th November 2015)

Source: http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/fire.shtml Fire Weather Warning for the Eastern Riverina, Southern Riverina and Northern Riverina fire areas Issued at 3:52 pm EDT on Tuesday 24 November 2015. Weather Situation Hot and dry conditions Wednesday ahead of a southerly change. Northwesterly winds will be fresh to strong with gusts around 70 km/hr ahead of the change. Afternoon temperatures will reach […]

Fire Weather Warning (20 November 2015)

Source: http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/fire.shtml IDN22000 Fire Weather Warning for the Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Eastern Riverina and Northern Riverina fire areas Issued at 3:59 am EDT on Friday 20 November 2015. Weather Situation Hot and dry conditions will continue across much of the state during the next 12-18 hours. A cooler southerly change will enter the south later today. Winds […]

Fire Weather Warning (19 November 2015)

Source: http://www.bom.gov.au/nsw/warnings/fire.shtml Fire Weather Warning for the Eastern Riverina, Southern Riverina and Northern Riverina fire areas Issued at 4:21 pm EDT on Wednesday 18 November 2015. Weather Situation Hot and dry conditions will continue across the Riverina during Thursday, with maximum temperatures reaching the low 40’s, afternoon relative humidity around 10% and westerly winds averaging 30-40 km/h. […]