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Incidents - Vehicle / Rescue / Hazmat

Gas on the Bass highway

At around 10:44pm last night (Wed 29 May) the Kernot-Grantville Brigade were responded to the BP Service Station on the Bass Highway at Grantville for a LPG Gas Cylinder that was leaking.

 4.13 PM 30 May, 2013

Baxter tanker involved in rollover

Two CFA members were transported to hospital this morning following an accident on the way to a call out.

 12.02 PM 30 May, 2013

Fuming in Fountain Gate

Hallam and Narre Warren brigades were called to investigate a strong smell of gas in the Fountain Gate Shopping Centre in Magid Drive Narre Warren around 6:20pm on Friday 18 May.

 8.06 PM 18 May, 2013

Grateful home owner says thanks

To celebrate National Volunteer Week (13-19 May), CFA is saying “thanks a million” to its volunteers, families and employers for everything they do. This week we will feature a series of profile stories to highlight the great work and diversity of our volunteer members.

 10.01 AM 17 May, 2013

Truck fire in Wandong

At 2.08pm on Sunday afternoon a truck fire in Wandong affected traffic in both directions on the Hume Fwy. South-bound traffic was diverted through Broadford and Wandong.

 5.43 PM 21 April, 2013

District 4 Hazmat incident

At the opposite end of the scale from the Portland hazmat incident last year, the same procedures applied when crews were called out to a pesticide spill on the night of Tuesday April 16 in the Yulecart / Tahara area in the far South West of District 4.

 4.19 PM 18 April, 2013

Moe motorists mayhem

At 6:57pm on Monday 8 April 2013, Moe and Newborough brigades responded to a reported MVA on the Princes Freeway Moe.

 5.48 PM 9 April, 2013

Lyndhurst gas leak

CFA crews have contained a gas leak at Lyndhurst after a truck crash ruptured a large main outside a school in Boland Drive.

 2.58 PM 9 April, 2013

Difficult rescue from mineshaft

Bendigo’s specialist mine rescue capability was put to the test on Saturday evening (April 6 2013), after an elderly man fell 35 metres down a disused mine shaft near Harcourt.

 3.02 PM 8 April, 2013

Sunday drive turns into a nightmare

At 4:20pm on Sunday (31st March), Sunbury and Diggers Rest Fire Brigades, along with Sunbury SES, were paged to a reported car accident with entrapment.

 6.21 PM 2 April, 2013

Cattle truck roll over & rescue

On Tuesday 19 March Loch rescue supported by the Kongwak Brigade responded to a cattle truck rollover with the driver trapped.

 8.52 AM 21 March, 2013

Harry the not-a-kelpie

Mornington Fire Station received a desperate call for help from an anxious dog owner this week to help remove her dog “Harry” from a metal chair that he some how had become trapped in. 

 10.55 PM 7 March, 2013

Chinese restaurant crash

A large delivery truck rolled out of a loading dock and into the side of an Eltham Chinese restaurant on Saturday morning (2 March).

 11.28 AM 2 March, 2013

Car and CFA truck collision

A CFA truck and a car collided at Healesville this evening but fortunately the accident was minor and there were no injuries.

 11.14 PM 20 February, 2013

Trailer fire Princes Fwy Warragul

Firefighters were called to a truck fire on the Princes Freeway at 7.50pm last night, the driver saw flames coming from the trailer and pulled over to contact fire services.

 1.19 PM 1 February, 2013

High angle rescue at Gisborne

CFA, MFB and SES personnel worked together to rescue a man who was trapped at the bottom of a concrete water tank.

 4.15 PM 31 January, 2013

Philip Island tourist bus crash

A great effort by all the emergency services on Phillip Island with a difficult rescue last night involving a motor vehicle accident between a car and a coach with over 30 Asian Tourists.

 1.02 PM 20 January, 2013

CFA attends emergency landing

A trainee pilot has made a courageous landing on two wheels at a small airport in Victoria's north after he lost a wheel during takeoff.

 10.12 AM 8 January, 2013

Tree hits car

On 12 December 2012 around 11am, local emergency crews quickly responded to a report of a single motor vehicle accident at Strangways 6 kilometres south of Newstead on a straight stretch of the Daylesford Road.

 11.40 AM 13 December, 2012

Rescue with a difference

On Saturday 8 December at 1336hrs Loch Rescue was responded to a tractor down an embankment with the driver trapped.

 9.17 AM 9 December, 2012