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'Demonstrably unreasonable': Emails reveal tension over ACT RFS lights and sirens ban

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated March 1 2020 - 12:28am, first published February 23 2020 - 6:00pm

Rural fire brigade captains reacted furiously to a directive banning crews from using lights and sirens while responding to blazes this summer, arguing it was "impracticable, unworkable and failed to meet community expectations", documents show.

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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.

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