Periodically major callouts occur which require volunteer crews to be working for the community over several days. Some of these have been recorded and they are listed below.
- Wind storms affecting Mt Wilson and Mt Irvine during Tuesday 5th and Wednesday 6th July 2011. See also The Mounts newsletter pdf August 2011 (3.78 MB) and Richard Beattie's account.
- The State Mine Fire severely affected Mt Wilson and Mt Irvine on Thursday 17th - 28th October 2013. A special community newsletter was produced to record the event: pdf November 2013 (3.06 MB) .