The Mt Wallace Fire Brigade has won the 42nd annual CFA Fiskville Cup, an event testing fire services for the upcoming season.
(min cost $8)
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The nine brigades making up the Ballan group competed across a series of simulated fire situations, and were tested on how they handled the emergencies.
Made up of risks pertinent to the local area, the tasks including a car fire, trench rescue, first aid and electrical hazards around solar panels. The crews were also tested on their map-reading ability.
BullEx Australia produced a digital fire, made up of a smoke machine and a screen simulating fire and the effects of being sprayed with water.
The Robert Molesworth award was given to the crew leaders of the Mt Wallace and Blackwood brigades.
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