Wakeup Call for Quindalup Fire

mew1The brigade got a callout at 5:40 Saturday morning for a fire in Quindalup, part of the Dunsborough fire district. By the time the 4.4 arrived, a little after 6, the Dunsborough Light Tankers and 4.4. had brought the fire under control. Andy, Carlo, Matty, Steveo and Tony spent the next hour blacking out.

mew2The fire was along the edge of Quindalup Siding Road at the corner of Mewett,  under power poles. It had got into the paper bark trees and thick grass making it difficult to extinguish. Fortunately there was no wind.

This was the first fire for the brigade over the holiday season.