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    aussie george
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    Question Days activity march 8

    DAYS FIRE ACTIVITY FOR MARCH 8 FROM SYDNEY AUSTRALIA.
    A WET AND WINDY DAY FOR SYDNEY TODAY WITH MANY CALLS RECIEVED FOR ASSISTANCE AT MINOR FLOODING AND STORM RELATED INCIDENCES.ONLY 1 GRASS OR BRUSH FIRE WAS REPORTED WHEN THE AV IS ABOUT 60 SO UNITS IN THE OUTER SUBURBS WHO ARE BUSY AT THIS TIME OF YEAR WITH SUCH CALLS HAD A QUIET DAY WHILE COMPANYS IN THE DOWNTOWN AND INNER SUBURBS HAD A BUSY DAY.IT WAS ALSO A BUSY DAY FOR THE CITYS 8 RESCUE UNITS WITH 27 SERIOUS AUTO ACCIDENTS WITH ENTRAPPMENT.

    TOTAL FIRE CALLS FOR DAY----321

    AUTOMATIC FIRE ALARMS--------195
    CAR FIRES---------------------8
    STRUCTURE FIRES----------------13
    RESCUE ICIDENTS---------------31
    GRASS OR BRUSH FIRES------------1
    HAZMAT INCIDENTS----------------5
    OTHER--------------------------68

    BUSIEST COMPANYS
    FLYER 1-------------25 RUNS
    PUMP 4--------------21
    PUMP 10-------------15
    PUMP 11-------------15
    PUMP 13-------------15
    RUNNER 1------------15
    PUMP 36-------------13
    PUMP 3--------------13
    PUMP 38-------------10
    PUMP 39-------------10

    BUSIEST RESCUE

    RESCUE 1----------17 RUNS

    I HAVE RECIEVED E MAILS REGARDING WHAT IS A PUMP AND FLYER AND RUNNER.FLYER 1 IS A PUMPER OR AS THEY ARE CALLED IN THE US A ENGINE COMPANY STAFFED BY A OFFICER AND 5 FIREFIGHTERS SO IS THE RUNNER 1 THEY HAVE THESE CALL SIGNS OUT OF TRADITION AS IT IS WHAT THEY WERE CALLED WHEN THE FIRE SERVICE FIRST STARTED AND HAVE KEEP THES NAMES EVER SINCE.THEY WERE GOING TO CHANGE TO PUMP 1 AND PUMP 2 BUT TRADITION HELD OUT.ALL OTHER PUMPS IN THE CITY ARE MANNED BY A OFFICER AND 3 FIREFIGHTERS.

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    aussie george
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    IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THE FIRE SERVICE THAT PROTECTS SYDNEY AUSTRALIA THE WEB ADRESS IS www.nswfb.nsw.gov.au
    AND THE UNION SITE IS www.fbeu.labor.net.au
    STAY SAFE BROTHERS AND SISTERS
    AUSSIE GEORGE

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