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Wooreen hay baler and shed fire

CFA is still on scene cleaning up from a hay baler and hay shed fire in Gippsland’s south-west.

 8.59 PM 31 October, 2012

Waste Fire - Pakenham

A significant waste fire in Pakenham prompted the large response of fire crews shortly before 9:10pm last night (27th October)

 10.23 AM 28 October, 2012

Fire at recycling yard

CFA has brought a fire at a recycling yard in Delacombe under control.

 7.09 PM 24 October, 2012

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The blue-green algal (BGA) bloom in the Murray River and tributaries is a significant event. Its complexity in a scientific, technical and environmental context is matched by its impact on and involvement with industry and community.

 2.18 PM 1 April, 2016

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During National Volunteer Week the State Control Centre opened its doors to show volunteers how the centre works and how all agencies work together before, during and after emergencies.

 12.56 PM 20 May, 2016

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As Sunday mornings go, it started out pretty well standard.

 7.00 PM 18 December, 2016

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On Wednesday 15 February, little Keith Basset was busy testing his skills on his brand new bike when his calf became wedged between the pedal and crank.

 2.40 PM 27 February, 2017

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Lara Fire Brigade was paged to a grass and stubble fire on 1 March. Tanker 1 was first on scene quickly backed up by our colleagues from Little River brigade and followed by Lara Tanker 2 and Corio Tanker.

 5.38 PM 21 March, 2017

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Local school teacher Greg Purcell and CFA Senior Station Officer Tony Smith have received certificates of commendation from Ambulance Victoria for performing CPR on a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

 12.51 PM 10 April, 2017

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Two injured firefighters who had to be airlifted to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne following a fire in Sale are in good spirits and on the mend.

 5.30 PM 10 April, 2017

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CFA firefighters were called to an early morning fire at the Kilmany Landfill today, 4 May. 

 10.55 AM 4 May, 2017

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At around 9pm on 15 May, Julie, a Rowville resident, discovered her husband Andrew unresponsive in bed.

 4.04 PM 1 June, 2017

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Cisco the horse found himself in deep trouble in Sunbury, yesterday afternoon (10 June).

 7.20 PM 11 June, 2017

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Echuca brigade was called to a rescue in Echuca’s Victoria Park Reserve on 30 July.

 6.00 PM 31 July, 2017

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Curiosity got the better of Nero the cat last weekend when he found himself in a hot spot of trouble.

 5.54 PM 11 August, 2017

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At 2.30 yesterday afternoon (15 August) three CFA crews from Bendigo and Huntly were called to the scene of an incident on McConnachie Court in Bendigo.

 2.53 PM 16 August, 2017

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Dale Stemmer, Senior Station Officer at Bendigo Fire Brigade knows how distressing pet rescues can be for owners.

 9.01 AM 20 August, 2017

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It was a heartfelt reunion at the Hallam Fire Station on Sunday (13 August) when CFA firefighters hosted a BBQ for a patient whose life they helped save back in 2015.

 5.19 PM 23 August, 2017