[WA} Bushwalker rescue - Mundaring Bushfire

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[WA} Bushwalker rescue - Mundaring Bushfire

Postby Aushiker » Tue 16 Jan, 2018 12:01 am

This is why it is vital you stay alert to your surroundings and check www.emergency.wa.gov.au for the latest bushfire information when you are in or near bushland on a hot and windy day.

Bushwalker, Everard Curchin, is lucky to be alive after he was spotted by air intel walking through bushland in the path of a bushfire sweeping through Mundaring. He was rescued by an Air Attack Helitak shortly before the hut he was planning to shelter in was destroyed by the fire.

If you are planning a bushwalk tell someone your plans and route, check the weather forecast before departing, monitor your surroundings and have a bushfire survival plan in place.


Video of the rescue is available on the Department of Fire and Emergency Services WA Facebook page.
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Re: [WA} Bushwalker rescue - Mundaring Bushfire

Postby Overlandman » Tue 16 Jan, 2018 5:11 pm

Wonder if he is related to NNW :D
On a serious note very lucky guy.

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-15/m ... pe/9331170

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Re: [WA} Bushwalker rescue - Mundaring Bushfire

Postby north-north-west » Sun 21 Jan, 2018 9:50 am

Overlandman wrote:Wonder if he is related to NNW :D


Meh, he'd have gotten himself out if he was.
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