Celebrations for Kulnura Rural Fire Brigade on 75th anniversary


Members of the Kulnura Rural Fire Brigade are celebrating 75 years’ service to their local community.

RFS Assistant Commissioner Jayson McKellar and Superintendent Paul Best joined Brigade members, family and friends at a special event at the Kulnura Fire Station this morning.

Assistant Commissioner McKellar said the event is an opportunity to celebrate the brigade’s history and the service it has provided to the Central Coast community.

“The Kulnura Brigade has a proud history of community and spirit across 75 years of operations,” Assistant Commissioner McKellar said.

“Founded in 1943, Kulnura was one of the first two Bush Fire Brigades formed in the Central Coast area.”

“In the 75 years since, the Brigade has been at the forefront of volunteering, supporting the establishment of new brigades and integral in the development of training material used state-wide,” he said.

Superintendent Best said the Kulnura Brigade continues to be a very active brigade, which attends a broad range of incidents including bush and grass fires, structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, assisting the NSW SES with storm and flood damage and at incidents out of area.

“I know the community is in safe hands with such a dedicated group of volunteers and I thank current and former members for their commitment,” he said.

“The hard work and professionalism of all RFS members does not go unnoticed and while they do not ask for praise, we should take this opportunity to acknowledge their contribution to their community.

“We must also thank the family, friends, employers and colleagues of these and all volunteers. We know it takes their support to help our members do what they do to save lives and property.”

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