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Casino Fire Station service threat

QUOTE:Casino Fire Station has been operating for several weeks without their station officer, which is the first time in decades that this essential role has been left unfilled in this local community.

QUOTE:Casinos retained firefighters, who for decades have protected the lives and property of local people, are outraged by the decision and believe it greatly reduces the standard of fire protection available to the town, which is paid for by council and residents in their insurance fire levies.Union sounds alarmin the wake of cuts

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About Darin Sullivan (1980 Articles)
Former President of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union (2009-2018) and a professional firefighter with more than 30 years experience. I live and work on the NSW South Coast, Australia. I am a strong advocate for firefighters and emergency service workers with an interest in mental health issues and caring for those around me. I am a former Director on the NSW Fire Brigades Death and Disability Super Fund and work with charities including ‘The Movember Foundation’. As a leader and activist I have long been active in the campaign for action on climate change. I am a Station Commander in the fire and rescue service in NSW and have 30 years experience fighting fires, both rural and urban. I am passionate about highlighting the impact climate change is having on fire preparedness and fire behaviour in Australia, and the risks associated with inaction on climate change. I am also a spokesperson for the Australian Climate Media Centre.
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