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Incidents - Vehicle / Rescue / Hazmat

Up in smoke

Rick had just finished putting away the grubby brushes and rags, just as he had done the previous day, then closed the old shed doors.

 11.41 AM 22 March, 2017

Ammonia leak in Chelsea Heights dairy

CFA crews are preparing for a long night as they manage a hazmat incident in Chelsea Heights that resulted in the closure of two major roads.

 8.08 PM 28 February, 2017

Lucky escape from plane crash in Traralgon

Two people have had a lucky escape after a light aircraft crashed in Traralgon yesterday (23 February). 

 12.34 PM 24 February, 2017

Truck fire on Hume Freeway

CFA crews responded to a truck fire yesterday (Thursday, 9 February) after a milk truck on the Hume Freeway in Beveridge caught fire.

 7.59 AM 10 February, 2017

Charlie the macaw

It wasn't a cat up a tree but a chatty exotic parrot that Bendigo Fire Brigade was called upon to save on Friday 30 December.

 8.21 AM 8 February, 2017

Woman rescued from Eurobin Falls

CFA crews worked with SES, Ambulance Victoria, Victoria Police and Parks Victoria yesterday (26 January) to rescue a woman who had slipped down an embankment at Eurobin Falls, Mount Buffalo.

 11.35 AM 27 January, 2017

A purrfect rescue from Mt Eliza Fire Brigade

On Friday 30 December 2016, Mt Eliza Fire Brigade received a call out to a home on Quinns Parade where Merlot the adventurous orange tabby cat was stuck in a tree.

 11.23 AM 10 January, 2017

Gas leak in Churchill

Digging a hole for a post has caused a gas leak on Canterbury Way and Auchterlonie Cres in Churchill this afternoon. 

 2.41 PM 4 January, 2017

Rescue in Mt Buffalo

Earlier today (Monday, 2 January) CFA crews were called to a high angle rescue at Tourist Road in Mt Buffalo.

 2.44 PM 2 January, 2017

Bathtub rescue in Dandenong

Late last night (11 December) CFA responded to a call out of an unusual nature.

 7.00 AM 12 December, 2016

Hay baler accident in Mt Duneed

CFA was called to an industrial accident at Horseshoe Bend Rd, Mount Duneed at about 6.45pm last night (29 November).

 7.20 AM 30 November, 2016

Apollo Bay cliff rescue

On 11 November 2016 Apollo Bay Fire Brigade was called to a high-angle vertical rescue. 

 11.41 AM 25 November, 2016

Hazmat incident in Traralgon

Early this morning (25 Novemeber) CFA crews attended a hazmat incident at a commercial residence in Traralgon. 

 10.08 AM 25 November, 2016

Truck fire in Elmore

CFA firefighters responded to a truck fire in Elmore this morning, 10 November.

 10.39 AM 10 November, 2016

Trucks up in flames in Braeside

Five trucks were destroyed by a suspicious early morning fire in Braeside on Boundary Road on 9 November .

 10.47 AM 9 November, 2016

Man dug out of fertiliser

A man pinned down by fertiliser has been rescued in a cross-agency operation in Macarthur on Donovan’s Lane this afternoon.

 4.24 PM 27 October, 2016

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

Woodend brigade's rooftop rescue

Yesterday afternoon (10 October) the Woodend Fire Brigade received a rescue call out to Crows Road. 

 1.34 PM 11 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