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Community Safety

Fun can lead to grassfires

Out-of-town property owners should take care when driving vehicles, including ‘paddock bombs’ around uncleared tracks or paddocks.

 10.34 AM 25 October, 2016

Many hands save life in Rowville

Exceptional teamwork saved a teenager’s life, after he went into cardiac arrest at an activity centre in Rowville on September 28.

 8.37 AM 7 October, 2016

Dumped chemicals leak in garbage truck

CFA warns residents to take care when throwing out chemicals, after hydrochloric acid caused a stir for emergency services in Croydon North this morning (6 October). 

 10.02 AM 6 October, 2016

More CFA stations now EMR capable

CFA firefighters at integrated brigades will help protect more Victorian lives by responding to life-threatening medical emergencies alongside Ambulance Victoria paramedics.

 11.25 AM 3 October, 2016

Euroa Open Day shines

Euroa Fire Brigade open day was incorporated with the Euroa National Show and Shine held on Sunday 2 October.    

 8.40 AM 3 October, 2016

Elderly woman rescued from Craigieburn house fire

An elderly woman was rescued from her burning home in Craigieburn about 8.30pm on Sunday night (18 September).

 10.55 AM 19 September, 2016

Sunbury home gutted by fire

Fire destroyed a garage and large section of a home in Sunbury on Protea Ct this afternoon (16 September), while one male was initially unaccounted for.

 4.44 PM 16 September, 2016

Students lead, students learn

By Emma Taunt Last week Anglesea Primary School Grade 6 students hosted an excursion for Aireys Inlet Primary School Grade 6 students – a full day event that was almost entirely student led.

 3.46 PM 14 September, 2016

Wonthaggi community safety on the airwaves

Wonthaggi members have been using the reach of community radio for the past two years to put out safety messages to their community.

 3.11 PM 12 September, 2016

Home fire safety a hit at Hamilton’s Sheepvention

Earlier this month, CFA volunteers and staff from District 5 once again hosted a stand at the popular Hamilton Agriculture Show – Sheepvention. 

 2.43 PM 30 August, 2016

Yarram woman rescues mum from house fire

A woman dragged her mother from their burning home on James St in Yarram this morning, as CFA crews rushed to the scene. 

 12.14 PM 30 August, 2016

CFA visits school from the sky

CFA visited one of the smallest schools in Victoria, dropping by from the sky in a helicopter – much to the delight of students.

 1.38 PM 26 August, 2016

Truck and trailer saved in hay fire

CFA crews saved a truck and trailer from a load of hay that had caught fire in Nagambie today.

 5.13 PM 24 August, 2016

Hot rod destroyed in shed fire

A hot rod was among items destroyed in a shed fire in Narre Warren North overnight (24 August).

 4.22 PM 24 August, 2016

Shed fire in Kyabram

Farming equipment including a truck and motorbikes were destroyed in a shed fire at Kyabram on Webb Rd today (12 August).

 1.04 PM 12 August, 2016

Garage roof fire causes damage to home

Further investigations have ruled out solar panels as a possible cause of a house fire in Bunninyong on August 7.

 11.47 AM 8 August, 2016

Teenager badly burnt in cooking fire

A teenager was severely burnt when he tried to move a pan of oil, which caught fire on a stove in Dandenong early this morning. 

 9.57 AM 8 August, 2016

CLBE expression of interest

To All District 2 Volunteers   Expression of Interest CLBE Community Liason Bushfire Engagement This is a casual Position

 11.32 AM 1 August, 2016

Dodging snow – all for a good cause

For most firefighters, dodging falling snow is not part of a day’s work.

 10.37 AM 29 July, 2016

Train derailed by truck at level crossing

A Warrnambool-bound passenger train was derailed after colliding with a truck at the level crossing on Phelps Rd, Pirron Yallock on 13 July.

 4.47 PM 13 July, 2016