Getting summer ready

The training group took time out for a photo. 162403

THE Ocean Grove Fire Brigade held its annual caravan park training day recently with 60 attendees from across the region.
Park staff got up-to-date information from various speakers including CFA community safety officers and firefighters.
Topics covered include presentations on legislation and regulations, putting those rules into practice and how to deal with a fire in or near their park.
Information was provided with presentations and practical excercises, where attendees got hands-on with fire fighting equipment they may need to use in an emergency.
A tabletop excercise was also held which looked at how park operators can plan for and react to a grass or bushfire that may affect their park.
They day was rounded off by a barbecue lunch and a chance to look over the appliances at Ocean Grove to give the attendees an appreciation of the size of the fire trucks and how access to parks can be an issue in emergencies.