Celebrations for Booligal Rural Fire Brigade


Booligal Rural Fire Brigade firefighters today celebrated the official opening of their new station, which features infrastructure and resources that will help members provide the local community with an even higher level of fire protection.

NSW RFS Southern Western Area Acting Manager People and Business, Kirstie Muntz, joined special guests and brigade members at a ceremony to mark the occasion, where they inspected the new facility and thanked firefighters for their ongoing commitment to the MIA District and the Service.

Ms Muntz said the $260,000 station, located next to the old station, features three truck bays, a kitchen, meeting and training area as well as toilet and shower facilities.

“This new station features amenities which will improve the experience and operational needs of our volunteers and can also be utilised for local community events,” Ms Muntz said.

“This new facility will also be used by Area A and Area D brigades when required.

“The NSW RFS, working cooperatively with the state and local governments, is committed to providing volunteer firefighters with the equipment they need to carry out the important work of protecting their local communities from fire and a diverse array of incidents.”

Ms Muntz congratulated Booligal Rural Fire Brigade members for their hard work and dedication.

“These men and women remain on-hand 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and we should be extremely proud and grateful for their contribution,” she said.

“I would like to take this time to praise all our volunteers for their ongoing efforts each and every day, particularly when dealing with emergencies here in the MIA District.”

“We also thank the family, friends, employers and colleagues of all NSW RFS volunteers. We know it takes their ongoing support and patience to assist and enable our volunteers to do what they do to save lives and property.”

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