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"The service we provide is one we hope you’ll never need but, if you do, we are ready."
“The seamless work between our agencies was fantastic.”
"Winning this award speaks to the skill of our volunteers, and the quality of our training."
"Don't fight your fatigue, you won't win."
"The new tools can even be used underwater."
VICSES, CFA, and Shepparton Search and Rescue have adapted to the flood conditions across parts of Victoria by assembling a helicopter-based road crash rescue team to respond to incidents in isolated communities.
Two CFA members in yellow, a VICSES volunteer in orange, and two members of Shepparton Search and Rescue stand in front of a helicopter
"They will challenge their command, medical, extrication, and technical abilities."
Now, our RCR volunteers only need three pieces of equipment: a cutter, a spreader, and a combi-tool.
"It is critical that we reflect the communities we serve."
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