WINGELLO RFB - MT WEDDIN SECTION 44, GRENFELL

On Wednesday 4/1/06 Wingecarribee RFS dispatched a Task Force to Grenfell, NSW for the Mt Weddin Section 44. Three Wingecarribee tankers (Yerrinbool, Moss Vale and Mittagong) were used along with 30 personnel to make up two shifts (day/night)
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Task Force (night shift) in western sector
Task Force (night shift) in western sector
Task Force (night shift) at Wentworth Gully staging area
Task Force (night shift) at Wentworth Gully staging area
Mt Weddin taken from Wentworth Gully staging area
Smoke generated from a 'spotover' in to Bimbi State Forest covering the setting sun
Smoke generated from a 'spotover' in to Bimbi State Forest covering the setting sun
Burning stubble paddocks in the eastern sector
Following a 'spotover' from Mt Weddin into Bimbi State Forest Wingecarribee crews were tasked to lay in a backburn to contain a rapidly spreading front which eventually burnt out approximately 600ha.The backburn was successful.
Following a 'spotover' from Mt Weddin into Bimbi State Forest Wingecarribee crews were tasked to lay in a backburn to contain a rapidly spreading front which eventually burnt out approximately 600ha.The backburn was successful.
Following a 'spotover' from Mt Weddin into Bimbi State Forest Wingecarribee crews were tasked to lay in a backburn to contain a rapidly spreading front which eventually burnt out approximately 600ha.The backburn was successful.
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