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Victoria’s Fire Services Commissioner, Craig Lapsley, says Victoria’s firefighting capacity will not be affected by the absence of the Elvis firefighting air-crane this summer.
MEDIA RELEASE: September 23 2013 The Napthine Government’s decision to cut back on aerial firefighting this summer is consistent with its erosion of Victoria’s firefighting capacity over the past three years.
Elvis, the state’s flagship firefighting aircraft, has been axed from the 2013 fleet after more than a decade in our skies.
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