Matters Arising from Interruption to Power Supply Whilst we did not experience any threat from fire, the other night we lost power in Stanley as a result of lightning strikes. The power was out from evening on the Wednesday until 1:30pm the following day, and I encountered a few experiences that are relevant to a […]Read the whole story!
Fire Danger Rating Sign A new fire danger sign has been erected outside the Stanley Community Post Office. This is a manual sign that will be checked daily and the rating altered if and when required. Fire Restrictions Fire Restrictions are now in force for the shire of Indigo. For details of activities permitted during […]Read the whole story!
This Nine Mile News edition brings two Stanley bushfire anniversaries. They are: 2003 – January 21st: This bushfire swept from the lower Buckland Gap over the Dingle Range, destroying a weekender cottage in the pines above the Stanley cemetery. Then it spotted over the cemetery & the Beechworth-Stanley Road roaring on towards Yackandandah, going as […]Read the whole story!
Burning Off Again, this is a reminder to ensure that the fire services are aware of your planned burn. This will avoid the CFA members being called out unnecessarily to respond to reports of smoke from your planned burns. So when you come to any burning off please give the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) […]Read the whole story!
CB Radio Testing Testing of CB radios has commenced and, to align with the testing of the CFA radios in the tanker and slip-on, the time for these CB tests will change to every Saturday morning at 0900hrs. Right now would be a good time to check your CB radios and throw out any batteries […]Read the whole story!
One recent Sunday morning Michael and Royston of Stanley CFA, whilst on a maintenance run came a cross a wombat which had been run over. When removing the wombat from the road a baby wombat was found in the mother’s pouch. After extracting the baby it became evident that the baby wombat was in need […]Read the whole story!