About 30 minutes later, the station was declared all-clear.
"The Queensland Fire and Rescue Service investigated the alarm and gave the all-clear at 9.07am," Mr Nicholson said.
In situations where no rescue cache is present, our SAR program strives to facilitate a live rescue by one of our scouts.The Coastguard said most of the first pod had died. If one or two leave, the river system they will just come back to rejoin the main social group." The Royal National Lifeboat Institution said that its volunteers did guide five dolphins back into deep water.Tony Woodley of British Divers Marine Life Rescue said it was the biggest mass stranding of marine life for 27 years and said most of the dolphins would probably die. It also needs to save £10m over the next three years, and plans to raise the amount we pay in council tax by 3p to £1.31 a week for a Band D home.Authority chairman Nick Chard said: "Our challenge is to continue to deliver a first class service as cost effectively as possible.