Scotland Island Rural Fire Brigade Win Inaugural Merv Collins Trophy:
2019 Combined District Fire Boat Exercise
MRNSW Greater Sydney Regional Operations Manager Glenn Evans, MR Hawkesbury member Ken Bate presenting the Merv Collins memorial trophy to the Scotland Island brigade's Peter Lalor, Captain of Scotland Island RFB.
Saturday March 9th, 2019
The Scotland Island brigade competed in the annual RFS Combined Districts Fire Boat Competition held at Milsons Island on the Hawkesbury River today and won the inaugural Merv Collins Trophy. The trophy is named after the late Marine Rescue Hawkesbury Unit Commander and 24-year service veteran, who passed away in 2017.
MRNSW Greater Sydney Regional Operations Manager Glenn Evans and MR Hawkesbury member Ken Bate presented the Merv Collins memorial trophy to the Scotland Island brigade's Peter Lalor, Captain of Scotland Island RFB.
The competition required teams to complete 5 scenarios: controlling a marina fire, rescuing a sinking vessel, controlling a ferry fire, controlling an LPG fire and searching for and rescuing people missing in the water.SIRFB took the opportunity to practice using another boat - thanks to West Pittwater RFB. Ten RFS boats, four MRNSW vessels and more than 200 personnel took part in the event. Crews from Marine Rescue Hawkesbury, Broken Bay and Cottage Point joined their volunteer colleagues from the NSW Rural Fire Service for the training exercise today.
Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons with SIRFB Members and RFSA President Ken Middleton.
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March 10 - 16, 2019: Issue 396
The SIOCS Kindy has 2 new programs starting, we are now opening our doors for playgroup on Monday mornings, and our School Holiday Program.
Scotland Island Players is asking for expressions of interest in a
Story Telling Night
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