APF75_Oct20_PeatFires_Gavin_Parker

I joined Country Fire Authority (CFA) as a volunteer member of at the age of 16 in 1976 and commenced a full time career with CFA in January 1995. I have been working in the Latrobe Valley since 2000 and since that time have attended numerous fires and incidents in the power industry including several significant mine fires and currently working as a Senior Station Officer at the Traralgon Fire Station on D Platoon. Apart from my normal duties I have had a long term interest in firefighting aircraft operations, thermal imaging and the coal industry.

I joined Country Fire Authority (CFA) as a volunteer member of at the age of 16 in 1976 and commenced a full time career with CFA in January 1995. I have been working in the Latrobe Valley since 2000 and since that time have attended numerous fires and incidents in the power industry including several significant mine fires and currently working as a Senior Station Officer at the Traralgon Fire Station on D Platoon. Apart from my normal duties I have had a long term interest in firefighting aircraft operations, thermal imaging and the coal industry.

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