Rick is proud that he and his team at Eagle Consulting Group, together with the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority and the NSW Fire Brigade developed the methodology used in this and subsequent tunnels in Australia. See further acknowledgements in the paper on the Sydney Harbour Tunnel.

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Fire and Security Consulting Services is a Queensland based private company owned by Rick Foster. It was founded in 2002 after he moved from Sydney after 32 years in various countries as a Contractor, Engineer and Consultant. Rick's CV and work history is on this site.

Rick has now retired (see photo to left!) but continues to act a Peer Reviewer, technical consultant and technical author writing technical papers based on 45 years' experience in the fire industry.

Rick is a Registered Professional Engineer in Queensland (RPEQ) (Mechanical No 7753) with accreditation from the Queensland Board of Professional Engineers as a Fire Safety Engineer.

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The Burnley tunnel in Melbourne was protected by a deluge system as described in the Sydney Harbour Tunnel paper. The three fatalities were the result of the vehicle accident .

The tunnel was reopened within 36 hours with minimal damage. See the review document.

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