1970 - 1979

1979

September - Tathra Bush Fire Brigade - AGM - elected officers: Ian Stafford (Captain); Bob Barker, G. Gregson (Vice Captains)

1978

- Brigade accepts the delivery of a new "International" tanker - ex-army?.

 

1977

October - Tathra Bush Fire Brigade - AGM - elected officers: Ian Stafford (Captain); Bob Barker, G. Gregson (Vice Captains);

1976

September - Tathra Bush Fire Brigade - AGM - elected officers: Ian Stafford (Captain); Mike Huggett, Ron Keft (Vice Captains); Jake Englemann, John Thompson, Bob Britton, Graham Brittliff (Deputy Captains).

Brigade members attend fires at Bega

1975

Purchased a Land Rover as a fast strike appliance

October - Tathra Bush Fire Brigade - AGM - elected officers: Ian Stafford (Captain); Mike Huggett, Ron Keft (Vice Captains); Jake Englemann, Ken Collins, John Thompson (Deputy Captains)

1974

October - Tathra Bush Fire Brigade - AGM - elected officers: R. Otton (Captain); Mike Huggett, Ian Stafford (Vice Captains); C. Attree, Norm Evans, K. Collins, J. Ingleman, (Deputy Captains)

1972

Brigade inventory at this time came to 12 knapsack sprays

  • 24 McLeod Tools
  • 24 Rakes
  • 3 Axes
  • 3 Scrub Hooks
  • 8 lengths x 30 m / 55 mm dia. hoses
  • 1 x flame thrower

SeptemberTathra Bush Fire Brigade - AGM - elected officers: R. Otton (Captain). It should be noted here that R. Otton was elected to the Captain's position for the 27th consecutive term; K. Jones, B. Evans (Vice Captains); Ken Game, Jake Ingleman, Mike Huggett, Tony Boyd, (Deputy Captains)

Public Meeting held to establish fire trails about the perimeter of Tathra township to facilitate the protection of the town in case of bushfire.