The above item came from the Roundabout with Mary column of the 1971 Berowra District Newspaper.
Verilda Barnett revealed there were a handful of fire brigade member’s wives, like herself, who answered the call to be smoke spotters.
These ladies, shared this important role and child minding for each other in the 1970’s on total fire ban days.
Among the other ladies were a Pam, Shirley, Chris, Christine, Lyn, Sue,& Kay
The Barnetts Road Fire Tower was the subject of an earlier blog on the 23rd of October 2015.