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Singleton Volunteer Bushfire Brigade

 
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The Singleton Volunteer Bush Fire Brigade is one of two BFB’s managed by the City of Rockingham to respond to incidents within the City and support other agencies around WA.

The Singleton Volunteer Bush Fire brigade headquarters is located in Munja Street, Golden Bay next to the community centre, and has been an active brigade in the City of Rockingham for approximately 30 years. The brigade currently has about 50 members.

The brigade’s fire district is bounded by Stakehill Road to the north, Mandurah Road to the west, River Road to the east and the shire boundary in the south. The area contains the Anstey Swamp and Paganoni Swamp reserves as well as the remains of the Peel “A” pine plantation (including the munitions reserve)

The brigade has 6 operational vehicles; 4 x light tankers (Toyota Landcruisers) which carry approximately 600 litres of water, 1 x 2.4 medium tanker which carries 2000 litres of water, and 1 x water tanker which carries 8000 litres of water. These units are positioned at three (Singleton, Golden Bay, Karnup) locations within the City of Rockingham’s fire district.

The brigade holds a Training session monthly on the third Wednesday of the month commencing at 1830 (630pm), followed by a general meeting at 1930 (730pm) in August until April, and a monthly social BBQ on the last Friday of each month commencing around 1730 hours (5.30PM).

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