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CFA crews battle Norlane scrap metal yard fire

An overnight car fire in Norlane that caused significant damage to a scrap metal yard is being treated as suspicious.

 3.09 PM 12 May, 2016

Dodgy bloke caught on hop by first-time firey

A 23-year-old rookie volunteer’s first major firefighting experience took an unnerving turn earlier this year when he unwittingly stumbled upon a man hiding from police.

 2.33 PM 6 May, 2016

Smoke and flames, all before school

Firefighters always remember their very first call-out, but not too many can say they knocked off their first fire call before school. 

 2.00 PM 6 May, 2016

Why didn’t I do this 20 years ago?

Every firefighter remembers their first call-out, but even ten years down the track, volunteer Rod Barford, profiled as part of a special series for National Volunteer Week, has more reason than most to recall his first day – it was a whopper. 

 1.08 PM 6 May, 2016

Suspicious fire destroys Benalla shed

A disused woolshed beside a motorcycle clubhouse has been destroyed by an overnight fire at Benalla.

 8.32 AM 6 May, 2016

Somerville sports stadium destroyed by fire

Just before 7.30am on Sunday (1 May), a fire broke out in Somerville at the Steeler Dome Sports Stadium. 

 2.31 PM 2 May, 2016

Sunbury House Fire

At five o'clock tonight (24th April), Sunbury, Diggers Rest and Riddells Creek Fire Brigades were paged to a reported house fire in the heart of Sunbury.

 10.54 PM 24 April, 2016

Fire engulfs two units at Jan Juc

CFA firefighters are praising the efforts of a Jan Juc man who saved his neighbour from a fire this morning.

 7.54 AM 18 April, 2016

Suspicious blaze destroys Geelong church

CFA is treating a fire that destroyed a Geelong West church early this morning (Friday) as suspicious. 

 8.09 AM 15 April, 2016

Euroa house severely damaged by fire

A house in Euroa has been destroyed by fire overnight.

 12.43 PM 11 April, 2016

Highton house gutted by fire

Firefighters have battled a two-storey house fire in the Geelong suburb of Highton this morning. 

 10.00 AM 11 April, 2016

Moolap factory fire under control

Firefighters have brought under control a fire at the decommissioned aluminium smelter at Moolap near Geelong this afternoon.

 4.30 PM 6 April, 2016

St Leonards house fire

A holiday house in St Leonards has been completely destroyed in a suspicious late night fire.

 5.03 PM 30 March, 2016

District 14 significant incidents

District 14 brigades were called to a number of significant incidents over the past few months. Here are just a few of them.

 3.25 PM 30 March, 2016

Heyfield history up in flames

Good Friday proved a busy evening for Gippsland firefighters, called to a blaze at the site of the former Heyfield petrol station.

 9.47 AM 27 March, 2016

Dog alerts boy to fire

A family dog has saved a young boy’s life in a house fire at Ballarat this afternoon.

 3.40 PM 24 March, 2016

Family left in dark, discovers fire

A north Victorian family has escaped a burning house after noticing the fire when flames cut the home’s power supply. 

 10.16 AM 21 March, 2016

Separate house fire at Mt Bolton

Firefighters have extinguished a fire which broke out in a house within the Mount Bolton fire ground overnight.

 8.45 AM 25 February, 2016

Anakie hay fire to burn for days

CFA members are patrolling a large hayshed fire at Anakie which has burnt more than 1,500 hay bales and is expected to burn for days.

 7.32 AM 22 February, 2016

Boats destroyed in Blairgowrie

Two boats have been destroyed and several damaged in a fire at Blairgowrie this afternoon.

 3.11 PM 20 February, 2016