RFBAQ develops prototype mobile water unit to keep people at fire fronts

Sally Gall
Updated October 12 2022 - 11:08am, first published October 10 2022 - 1:00pm
The Rural Fire Brigade Association of Queensland has identified depopulation in western Queensland as a threat to effective firefighting, and has been working on a flexible approach. Picture: supplied
The Rural Fire Brigade Association of Queensland has identified depopulation in western Queensland as a threat to effective firefighting, and has been working on a flexible approach. Picture: supplied

A plan to keep rural firefighters supplied with water on fire fronts is being showcased to mayors and councillors attending the Local Government Association of Queensland annual conference in Cairns next week.

Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications. Get in touch at 0427 575 955 if you've got a story idea for me.

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