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Sticky-beaks hinder firies on the job

  Local fire fighters were hindered from doing their job properly last week when they were called to a house fire. Fire and Rescue NSW Station 256 deputy captain Alex Lennon said the brigade received a call regarding a house fire in Elizabeth Crescent at approximately 3pm last Tuesday. Mr […]


Charity dance champions crowned

Local firies and their dance partner wives have helped to raise around $12,000 at the Dance Factor charity fundraising night on Saturday at the Cobar Bowling & Golf Club. Of that $5,000 will go to their Cobar Fire Station 256 Climb for Motor Neurone Disease; $4,000 has been allocated to […]

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Firies to climb for a cause

Fire and Rescue NSW Station 256 Cobar retained firefighters Huw Rabone, Khan Fugar and Chris Freeman were at the Christmas in July markets in Drummond Park on Saturday promoting their fundraising efforts for their Firies Climb for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) in November. The three are among a group of […]

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Commissioner commends support for local firefighters

Cobar Fire Station 256 Captain Brad Lennon was recently presented with one of the Commissioner’s 2015 Safety Awards. Fire & Rescue New South Wales (FRNSW) Commissioner Greg Mullins said the Commissioner’s Safety Awards program recognises FRNSW workers who make an outstanding contribution to improving or promoting safety within the workplace. […]