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NSW in the line of duty death

VFBV is saddened to advise that a NSW volunteer firefighter lost their life in the line of duty fighting a fire near Walgett in Northern NSW.

The RFS volunteer was working on the Hudson fire in the Walgett region when he was struck by a falling tree. Fellow RFS members rendered first aid until ambulance crews arrived – the patient was then transported to a Lightening Ridge medical facility where he tragically passed away.

Our thoughts and heartfelt condolences are with the RFS volunteers family, loved ones and peers during this sad time.

On behalf of VFBV, CFA volunteers and all members we express our deepest sorrow and pass on our heartfelt thoughts and prayers. We mourn alongside our NSW firefighter brethren for this devastating loss.

Adam Barnett, Chief Executive Officer
Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria

 

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