Wyee Brigade celebrating upgrades to station
Published Date: 28 Sep 2019
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) Wyee Brigade is welcoming the investment of $795,400 in the Central Coast area with the official opening of their new station.
State Member for Lake Macquarie, Mr Greg Piper MP, joined NSW RFS Assistant Commissioner Kelly Browne at the official opening where they inspected the new facility for the Wyee Brigade and thanked volunteers for their ongoing commitment to the Central Coast area and the Service.
Mr Piper said the new $795,400 station upgrades would provide enhanced support to volunteers as well as the communities they protect.
“This refurbished station, will further help members of the Wyee Brigade assist with vehicle movements, brigade station maintenance and the fighting of fires locally,” Mr Piper said.
“We continually see how hard our skilled firefighters and support crews work to keep us safe when bush fires and emergency situations threaten and I offer my sincere thanks and gratitude to all the NSW RFS members for their outstanding efforts.”
Assistant Commissioner Browne said the NSW RFS, working cooperatively with the state and local governments, is committed to providing volunteer firefighters with the equipment, infrastructure and resources they need to carry out the important work of protecting their local communities from fire and a diverse array of incidents.
“I’d like to thank Lake Macquarie City Council for funding part of the station and I acknowledge the continuing efforts of all local members who will benefit from this new facility,” Assistant Commissioner Browne said.
“This upgraded and modern facility will greatly support the work our volunteers do to support their local communities.”
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