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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

House fire amid hail storms

CFA crews battled hail storms before reaching a house fire on Couchs Rd, Nullawarre North, which was fully alight when they arrived just after midnight this morning (13 July). 

 11.10 AM 13 July, 2016

Family escapes Taylors Hill fire

A family of five evacuated safely from their Taylors Hill home, which was engulfed in fire early this morning (12 July) - thanks to a working smoke alarm and a solid fire escape plan.

 3.21 PM 12 July, 2016

Air-conditioning unit falls in supermarket

Firefighters worked with a range of businesses and tradespeople to ensure no one was hurt when an air-conditioning unit fell through a supermarket ceiling on Sunday night (26 June).  

 12.12 PM 1 July, 2016

Open fireplace causes major damage

A burning log rolling out of an open fireplace has caused serious damage to a home in Trafalgar yesterday afternoon (June 27) at midday on Old Sale Road.

 10.06 AM 28 June, 2016

Nyah Nyah West asks residents to adopt a hydrant

Nyah Nyah West Fire Brigade will soon be circulating an “Adopt a Hydrant” flyer to residents in the Nyah area who live near a fire hydrant.

 2.05 PM 27 June, 2016

Swan Hill beats the heat

Swan Hill experiences extreme heat during late spring, throughout summer and often into autumn. With summer days recorded to over 46o the impact of extreme heat on communities and individuals in Swan Hill is severe. 

 4.48 PM 22 June, 2016

CFA visits Woodside Primary School

Thursday 9 June saw approximately 41 students from Woodside Primary School participate in a CFA home fire safety session at the school.

 3.42 PM 14 June, 2016