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Bendigo Firefighters Join Protest

October 20, 2023 8:44 am in by
Credit: Nigel Killeen via Getty Images.

A handful of Bendigo professional firefighters joined a protest outside the state parliament in Melbourne, with protesters stating the age of Fire Rescue Victoria’s fleet puts both firefighters and the community at risk.

A local firefighter says key firefighting equipment used in Bendigo is aging and unreliable – specifically the station’s 37-year-old breathing apparatus van.

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