Australian Fires Update North East Victoria 2020-01-09

Fire warning for those in North East Victoria due to a wind change and a heat spike.

We just had an SMS come through and warn us that we need to leave.  It’s not necessarily time for us in my area to leave but those in the Carboor, Carboor East, Carboor Upper, Cheshunt, Cheshunt South, Claremont, Dandongadale, Edi, Edi Upper, Hyem, Jarrott, King Valley, Markous, Myrrhee, Pieper, Rose River, Whitfield, Whitlands, Whorouly South areas should consider leaving now.

Be safe!


When It’s That Close You’re At Risk

DISCLAIMER DISCLAIMER – I am not calling Thunder Wolf a moron.  Whilst I did reply to his comment, I went off on a diatribe about the morons.  DISCLAIMER over and out!

Ladies and Gents.

Do not listen to those small minded morons in your local towns about how “safe” you were during the fires.  I recently replied to one of the comments here and I am going to post my reply here so that people learn about small town mentality.

Reply is below:

It’s far from all over. Australia is still burning. It’s just over for my area. I spoke with some of the Fire Captains on the way out of the supermarket and one of them said that I was indeed at risk where I am located, I should be fine now, but as for others in other parts of Australia, it’s only just begun. At the moment, I can only hope that those that have lost their houses get some form of relief from insurance companies, that I am positive will try and get out of paying up.

I also spoke with the Captain about people that water this down, (no pun intended) and he said the same thing as I did on the last show, (and I am not talking about Jacko in this case, I already said something about that on the show) “people that water these incidents down cause harm; follow the instructions that are given from your local Fire Precinct” and I hope people intend to do that.

My next door neighbour and I seen flames literally just down the road from us only 3 days ago and it took 15 trucks to put that fire out. And people wanted to water it down as if it was no big deal. When a Fire Captain says it is a VERY big deal when a fire of that magnitude is that close, I take that shit seriously.

I no longer listen to the stupid towns people that I heard saying “Oh you were safe in your area Shaun” seriously. They’re morons. I just nod my head and walk on, because they are not worth listening to.

I speak briefly below about this situation.



2020-01-05 Update For the Aussie Fires & Precautions

Make perfectly sure you prepare in the case you may end up trapped or without power, or both.


Below is a video of the smoke out front of my house.

And here is some of the exchange going between Vic Fire and the Fire Brigade Crews that I recorded from my scanner.


2020-01-03 Edition of TCTA w/ Shaun Surplus & Tabitha

Hey there Ladies and Gents.

This show was cut short by an hour, because the fires here in Australia are getting out of hand.  Shaun’s next door neighbour (Bob) and his Mrs turned up to warn him of the local danger, so rather than risk not being able to keep an eye on the fires, Shaun cut the show short.

Enjoy the hour.