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Wellington Fire 11-11-2014

A crop fire occurred near Wellington on Tuesday 11th November 2014.

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Women in Flair workshops in November‏

There will be two Women in Flair workshops held in the Orana area in November. Information on both is below. Places are limited so please contact Kennedy Tourle, details below if you would like to attend.

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Fire detection in Orana area‏

 Detection flights today picked up a number of new fires believed to have started from last nights lightning. Here Bomber 271 lines up to start work on a new fire north east of Dubbo. (Finlay's Rd Fire)

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Fire spotting plane

The NSW Rural Fire Service will again be using aircraft to look out for bushfires following lightning strike across the state this summer.

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Public asked to help prevent bushfires

 A number of fires in the Orana region have been caused by people either deliberately lighting them or accidently by people.

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'Natural causes' ruled out of Newell Highway fires

THE Orana Rural Fire Service (RFS) are assisting Orana Local Area Command with the investigation of a blaze that stretched 164 hectares along the eastern edge of the Newell Highway yesterday morning.

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Newell Highway closed due to grass fire

 THE Orana Rural Fire Service (RFS) are assisting Orana Local Area Command with the investigation of a blaze that stretched 164 hectares along the eastern edge of the Newell Highway on Tuesday morning.

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Four fires keep firefighters busy over weekend

A suspicious blaze at Dubbo was one of four fires fought in the Orana region at the weekend that have prompted renewed warnings from authorities for extreme care.

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Big dollars invested in Orana RFS capabilities

 ORANA Rural Fire Service (RFS) operations will be strengthened with a portion of a $30 million state government grant.

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Firefighters extinguish Mitchell Highway fire

 Fire and Rescue NSW and the Orana Rural Fire Service (RFS) worked to extinguish a fire that broke out on Monday afternoon.

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