NSW Fires 2019-2020

24 October 2020

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MAPS members were deployed to fires in northern NSW from September 2019, through to late February 2020 in southern NSW.

5.4 million hectares (7%) of NSW was affected by the fires.
86,000 hectares of ACT were affected by fire.
34 lives were lost.

The NSW fires saw MAPS provided:

  • 47 deployments

  • 21 members

  • at 7 locations

  • 42 volunteer days.

 

Members were deployed to 

  • Glen Innes

  • Ulmurra

  • RFS Headquarters

  • Nowra

  • Cooma

  • Bega

  • Queanbeyan.