Fire and Rescue NSW Turkiye Deployment images - VIDEO - Orchard Hills

Published: 10 Feb 2023 01:56pm

Media Outlets note: FRNSW footage of the 72 emergency personnel deploying to the Turkiye earthquake zone is available here: [external link]

The footage features the firefighters, ambulance paramedics, doctors, engineers and Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) personnel checking into FRNSW's Emergency Services Academy at Orchard Hills in Sydney's west, undergoing COVID-19 tests and medical examinations; receiving their specialist kit and receiving a briefing from FRNSW Commissioner Paul Baxter from Kingscliff on the state's far North Coast where he formally opened a new fire station just as the deployment was confirmed.

The personnel then boarded buses overnight for ultimate deployment overseas.

Updated: 10 Feb 2023 02:00pm

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