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  • Writer's pictureThe Beagle

New Rescue Vehicle for Narooma Rescue Squad - VRA Rescue NSW

Narooma Rescue Squad - VRA Rescue NSW received a new specialist rescue vehicle worth $480K, with the official handover on Saturday, May 27th in Dubbo by the Minister for Emergency Services, Jihad Dib Narooma Rescue Squad Captain Malcolm Barry said the squad members are very grateful for the new Rescue vehicle, which has enhanced our fleet and will allow rescue members continue to serve the community with the best tools available. “Narooma Rescue Squad - VRA Rescue NSW plays a crucial role in our local community, providing vital emergency response services.” "Our vehicle was one of five (5) Medium Rescue vehicles allocated to Leeton, Lithgow, Merriwa, Narooma, and Corowa Squads, two (2) 4WD Remote Access Light Rescue vehicles for the Quirindi and Guyra Squads, one (1) specialist rescue support vehicle, and one (1) 4WD Command and Logistics Support vehicle to operate across NSW.

VRA Rescue NSW Commissioner, Brenton Charlton, conveyed his deep appreciation for the ongoing and unwavering support of the NSW Government in providing vital resources and state-of-the-art technology.


The Narooma Rescue Squad Captain said "Our new specialist vehicle enhances the safety of our highly skilled rescue specialists, enabling them to deliver world-class rescue services in Rural, Regional, and Remote NSW around the clock, regardless of the environment or terrain. "Since receiving the new rescue vehicle, Narooma Rescue Squad has had the need to use it for a general land search for a missing lady on Mt Gulaga, Tilba and a Police assist to gain entry to an elderly gentleman’s home in Bermagui. "If you wish to be a part of a great volunteer organisation please contact us via Facebook or email narooma.captain@vrarescue.org".

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