ACT RFS staff, volunteers told not to use lights and sirens when responding to fires

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
Updated January 12 2020 - 8:42am, first published January 7 2020 - 4:00pm

ACT Rural Fire Service staff and volunteers have received orders not to use lights and sirens when responding to fires after their chief decided a lack of training would make it too dangerous.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on doug.dingwall@canberratimes.com.au

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