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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

CFA Sorrento


Pic by Gemma Wiseman ~ Entrance to the Sorrento, Mornington Peninsula branch of the CFA.
The Country Fire Authority has now evolved to become one of the world's largest volunteer based emergency management organisations.
There are currently more than 1,200 CFA brigades servicing the operational areas throughout regional Victoria (except state forests and parks) and outer metropolitan Melbourne.
See the CFA website for more details.
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Ruby Tuesday meme
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Selfless volunteers
So many victims of fires
CFA saves lives
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9 comments:

Amanda said...

Hooray for the CFA!

Yen said...

That:s a good job! Thanks for sharing:)

prkl said...

Red cars in the back adds nicely to the sign. Did you ring the bell? Happy RT!

Tink *~*~* said...

In your country at this time, I imagine the CFA is probably the most important organization. God bless those who volunteer and endanger themselves to help others.

Happy Tuesday,
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napaboaniya said...

I wonder if that bells rings when the officers go off to rescue? :P
Happy Ruby Tuesday Gemma :)

Mary said...

Good choice for Ruby Tuesday! Love the bell.

maryt/theteach said...

You must be proud of your CFA! Mr. Linky is up Gemma so you can sign! Happy Ruby Tuesday! :)

Midas said...

I have no clue about CFA. It's nice to know that there are still big-hearted people in the world!

storyteller said...

Way to honor these wonderful folks!
Hugs and blessings,

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