Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Support Brigade

  • Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Support Brigade
  • Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Support Brigade
  • Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Support Brigade
  • Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Support Brigade
  • Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Support Brigade
  • Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Support Brigade

Latest News

From time to time we will detail some of our activities on this page.

Support Brigade members receive awards

A member receiving a National awardOn Thursday November 27, more than a dozen members of Support Brigade received awards. The awards were presented by the RFS Commissioner, in conjunction with the local member of parliament and the shire Mayor.

The awards recognised long service of 10 years or more. Recognition of long and dedicated service was also awarded in the form of the "National Medal". John A'Beckett (pictured) received his Third Clasp to the National Medal for 47 years service.

Berowra Lions present cheque

Berowra Lions present cheque to local brigade representativesThe Lions Club of Berowra very generously presented the District with a cheque for $12,000 today.

This amount was shared amongst Fire Control and some local brigades, with each brigade (including Support Brigade) receiving $1000.

The generosity of the Lions Club is greatly appreciated by us all.

Berowra Tower spots fire started by lightning

Location of fire - click for a larger viewOn November 1 (a day of Total Fire Ban), a keen-eyed member of Berowra Fire Tower spotted a small plume of smoke, suspected to be from a fire started by a lightning strike. The member estimated the location of the fire to be where the orange pin is shown on the photo at right.

This was reported in, and two teams entered the rugged bushland from different locations to investigate.

Upon arrival they discovered a small, early fire located at the red pin - a remarkably accurate estimation of location!

They were able to quickly extinguish the fire and prevent what could have been a much bigger problem.

The photo below shows the small fire.

Fire started by lightning - click for a larger view

 

 

Hornsby Shire Weather

Saturday

 
Max: 17
Shower or two.
Sunday

Min: 9
Max: 17
Shower or two.
Monday

Min: 9
Max: 17
Showers.
Tuesday

Min: 8
Max: 17
Possible shower.
Wednesday

Min: 7
Max: 18
Partly cloudy.
Thursday

Min: 8
Max: 17
Shower or two.
Friday

Min: 8
Max: 19
Possible shower.
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