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Personnel deployed to Queensland

11/09/2019

This afternoon 17 Incident Management personnel were deployed to assist the Queensland firefighting effort.

The teams are made up of 12 SA Country Fire Service (CFS) staff and volunteers, four SA Metropolitan Fire Service (MFS) and one Department for Environment and Water (DEW) personnel. These personnel will be based in the south west of Queensland.

Tomorrow 55 CFS and MFS firefighters, along with SA Ambulance support will be deployed to assist with the firefighting effort.

Incident Management volunteers come from the Region 1 and 6 Operations Brigades, Eden Hills, Aldinga Beach, East Torrens, Booleroo Centre, and Paracombe.

Firefighters departing tomorrow are from:
MFS Metro Adelaide: 11
CFS Region 1: 8
CFS Region 2: 11
CFS Region 3: 6
CFS Region 4: 8
CFS Region 5: 3
CFS Region 6: 3

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Further information:
Contact the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361, for hearing or speech impaired users, phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 1800 362 361 or teletype service TTY 133 677 then ask for 1800 362 361.
Other options are available at National Relay Service.
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