James Camplin was born in Southsea UK and educated at the Hampshire College of Agriculture. At age of 21, he moved to Western Australia and worked on dairy farms in the South West. He became a fire control officer in 1988 and has been deputy chief and chief. He currently coordinates training and trains fire fighters in the Shire of Murray.
Fire on the Scarp
Summer and fire go hand in hand in Australia. It is the job of volunteer fire fighters, like Jeff and Tina and their friends, in the fire brigades to keep their communities safe. The effect of the sun on dry grass, shrubs and trees present a constant fire danger, along with the special threat of a f...