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Bushfire Plaque Inscription : 18-04-2014
Bushfire Plaque Inscription : 18-04-2014

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Monument erected in memory of the four National Parks and Wildlife Service officers who lost their lives fighting a bushfire in 2000. The memorial is a clear recognition of the value that that community places on the work undertaken by National Parks and Wildlife Service staff, both in bush regeneration and hazard reduction programs. In particular, the memorial commemorates the lives of those four officers whose work related directly to protecting the homes of local residents from bushfire.

In 2000 four New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service officers lost their lives in a hazard reduction operation at Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. 3 other officers were severely injured.


Address:Seaview Street, Seaview Street Park, Mount Kuring-Gai, 2080
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.652805
Long: 151.139736
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Actual Event STart Date:08-June-2000
Actual Event End Date:08-June-2000


Left Side Inscription
In Memory of
Claire Deane
George Fitzsimmons
Erik Furlan
Mark Cupit

Who gave their lives as part of a crew of
National Parks and Wildlife Service officers,
protecting bushland, property and
the community from bushfires
8 June 2000

Dedicated by the grateful residents of Kuring-gai
Source: MA
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