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Rural fire crews given green light to operate sirens, ESA admits

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
February 19 2020 - 5:30pm

The Emergency Services Agency has admitted that rural fire service crews were given permission to operate lights and sirens while responding to blazes near Canberra Airport, after audio emerged of drivers being issued with the instruction.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.