Training 
SFF John Forster with an unfamiliar Darley (note the Californian influence spreading in the brigade!!!). The Chief had the 'wonderful' idea of practising relay pumping so he borrowed the spare truck from the Porirua career station and parked it about 300 metres from our truck...
SFF John Forster with an unfamiliar Darley (note the Californian influence spreading in the brigade!!!). The Chief had the 'wonderful' idea of practising relay pumping so he borrowed the spare truck from the Porirua career station and parked it about 300 metres from our truck...
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... so we ran out endless amounts of hose to our own truck, and then even more hose so pump operators could deal with fluctuating pressures, etc.
... so we ran out endless amounts of hose to our own truck, and then even more hose so pump operators could deal with fluctuating pressures, etc.
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...and when your brigade is equipment-deprived in not having a water cannon - you just have to try any truck that has one.
...and when your brigade is equipment-deprived in not having a water cannon - you just have to try any truck that has one.
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Highlight for Album: Helicopters at Makara
Album: Helicopters at Makara
Last change: 12/15/08
Contains: 20 items.
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A very dead Steve Le Prou squashed between van and truck is part of a complicated scenario in the two-yearly first aid refresher. Brigade members also had to deal with at the same time - an unconscious driver with a broken leg, a unconscious (possibly dead) motorcyclist whom the van had hit on the way to the truck, an injured passenger and a passerby who was caught up in the incident with minor injuries.
A very dead Steve Le Prou squashed between van and truck is part of a complicated scenario in the two-yearly first aid refresher. Brigade members also had to deal with at the same time - an unconscious driver with a broken leg, a unconscious (possibly dead) motorcyclist whom the van had hit on the way to the truck, an injured passenger and a passerby who was caught up in the incident with minor injuries.
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Highlight for Album: Operation Stingray
Album: Operation Stingray
Last change: 03/30/08
Contains: 14 items.
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Highlight for Album: Combat Nationals
Album: Combat Nationals
Last change: 03/30/08
Contains: 13 items.
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Helipro's boss lives within the Plimmerton fire district and invited us to a familiarisation at his domestic helipad high above Plimmerton. PVFB works with Helipro on scrub fires, rescue and medical evacuations.
Helipro's boss lives within the Plimmerton fire district and invited us to a familiarisation at his domestic helipad high above Plimmerton. PVFB works with Helipro on scrub fires, rescue and medical evacuations.
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The roomy interior of the bigger choppers allows for a multiplicity of tasking.
The roomy interior of the bigger choppers allows for a multiplicity of tasking.
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