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Truck blaze fought in tough conditions

A truck was completely destroyed by fire in a blaze which closed the Kidman Way last Thursday. Local emergency services were called to the fire around 30km north of Cobar at 12.40pm last Thursday where a road train was found to be well alight. The truck driver had escaped unharmed. […]

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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 […]

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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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Fire safety starts at preschool

Cobar Preschoolers had a visit from staff from the Fire and Rescue NSW Station 256 Cobar recently. Children learnt about fire safety and what to do if there is a fire at their house. They practised getting down low and “go, go, go” and got to have a look through […]