WINGELLO RFB - OLD PENROSE QUARRY FIRE 1/12/2011

On Thursday 1st December Wingello, Penrose and Bundanoon brigades were called to a structure fire at a closed sand quarry at Paddy's River. Workers were dismantling some tower equipment when rubber lining in pipes and associated gear caught alight through the use of welding equipment. Firefighters used breathing equipment and accessed the top of the tower in order to extinguish the fire. 25 firefighters and 6 fire appliances were in attendance

 

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