Light up my life

Ok, so we didn’t have to travel further than the local school for this one. But I still thought I’d like to share it. We are members of our local Rural Fire Brigade. Well, I’m the secretary, so I don’t put the gear on and point hoses at flames, but managed a few photos at the training day and controlled burn held today.

IMG_1625If you have a local volunteer fire brigade, do please support them. We’re lucky that we don’t have to do any fund raising. A local mine donated the cost of solar panels for our shed and these generate more than enough to cover our annual expenses. Although many items are provided by the government we do still have to pay for some equipment and fuel. So the sun is providing us with an income, but there’s a fair chance your local brigade is struggling to raise money. Do consider supporting them. If you live in a rural or semi-rural area you never know when you might need them.

photo05.php IMG_1650 IMG_1629 IMG_1636 IMG_1688 IMG_1655 IMG_1640 IMG_1642 IMG_1652And, if you’re a bird watcher, fires do tend to bring out the birds of prey as the small wildlife tries to escape. My photos aren’t so good. Will try to do better next time.

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