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Fire Brigade

Putty Rural Fire Brigade

Captain: 65 797077 or 0419 689 466  

Senior Deputy Captain: Kenn Mackett  0401 535 575


Address of Brigade station
426 Putty Valley Road, Putty NSW 2330

Find out more about permits, pile burns and hazard reductions in NSW by contacting the Community Safety Officer at Bulga Fire Control Centre on 65 751200 or see Bush Fire Danger Period.

Emergency Directory

An Emergency Directory of services for the Putty, Kindarun and Yengo community was compiled in August 2021 on behalf of the Putty Rural Fire Brigade.

Booklets will be distributed to the community or are available by contacting

Kathy McKenzie: 0408 650 851
Margaret Ferguson: 0427 282 246

There is lots of information on bushfire safety and check lists for preparing for the bushfire season.

Click here to download a pdf version of the Directory.

Hub Houses

A Putty Hub House communication tree has been utilised during bushfires in the area for over 20 years. In September 2021 it was updated in line with new Council road naming and numbering. Each Hub House services an area on the same road or in close proximity to itself. This enables the coordinator to

  • make first contact with the Hub Houses located closest to the emergency
  • allow people with no communications to drive to their Hub House for information as most Hub Houses have satellite with wifi mobiles
  • find a replacement nearby if neither leader or deputy can fulfil their role

The Hub House Team of Leaders and Deputies consists of over 40 people willing to help and keep their neighbours informed during an emergency event.

A comprehensive Hub House Emergency Plan for bushfires and floods has been shared with emergency services for comment and with the Local Area Management Committee