Truck Fire – Hayes Road, Yallingup

The brigade was called out around 8.45 am on Tuesday 31st March 2020 to support Fire and Rescue with a truck fire a few hundred meters from Goanna Galley restaurant in Hayes Road.

Yallingup Rural’s 3/4 and 4/4 were present.

Crews were Alan Yardley, Craig Saunders, Rob Poyton on the 3/4 and Ross Miller, Todd Kerr and John Stevens on the 4/4.  The 12/2 From Vasse was also present along with Mark Titchner driving Dunsborough’s 4/4.

The cause of the fire is still undetermined. No injuries were reported and the truck was not directly under nearby power lines.

Electrical Fire in Transformer

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An electrical fire in a transformer at Brushwood Drive and Commonage was investigated Sunday 29/3/20 by YRVBFB FCO, Mark Fisher,  and attended by three brigade members, Mick McGlenaughan, Emma Pinnell and Duncan Gardner.  The YRVBFB Light Tanker was deployed on standby but, in the event, there was no need for further intervention and the incident was covered by Western Power also in attendance.

Injidup Fire

On the afternoon of Monday 30th December 2019, a fire was reported near Sainsbury Loop, Injidup.  Quick and effective action by local residents who were first on the scene was a major contributor to the containment of the outbreak.  Support arrived from local fire brigades in the form of around 50 volunteers and more than 14 fire trucks. This was further supplemented by helicopter and fixed-wing water bombers.

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The fire was contained and controlled on the same day. The cause of the fire is  considered suspicious.