Fire sta­tion opened

The Gazette (Derwent Valley) - - NEWS -

THE Collinsvale Fire Bri­gade of­fi­cially opened its new sta­tion on the week­end, re­plac­ing a sta­tion built in 1967.

The new sta­tion will house a medium tanker and a light tanker in two en­gine bays, with up­graded fa­cil­i­ties.

Po­lice, Fire, and Emer­gency Man­age­ment Min­is­ter Rene Hid­ding said that Tas­ma­ni­ans knew the dev­as­tat­ing im­pact that fires can have.

“The Collinsvale bri­gade has played an ac­tive role in pre­par­ing the lo­cal com­mu­nity in fire prepa­ra­tion and pre­ven­tion. in­clud­ing prop­erty as­sess­ments, fuel re­duc­tion and school vis­its,” he said.

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