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District 12 News

Driver offloads container on fire near Mickleham

A fire that started in a 20ft shipping container on the back of a truck  is being attended by CFA crews, including 10 tankers and two pumpers, just north of Mickelham on the Hume Freeway.

 4.02 PM 29 September, 2014

Lawrence Building, Wangaratta, officially opened

The Lawrence Building, Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre – Wangaratta was officially opened on 6 September 2014. The event was a celebration of 30 years of CFA service to brigades and the wider local community.

 10.10 AM 8 September, 2014

Seymour factory up in smoke

CFA crews were called to a large factory fire at Wimble Street, Seymour early Saturday morning.

 8.00 PM 23 August, 2014

Schoolkids storm Seymour

Throughout the course of this year a group of Year 9 students have participated in the annual Advance program involving CFA training.

 12.18 PM 7 August, 2014

Broadford business burns

A towing and wrecking yard was heavily involved in fire on Sunday afternoon (1 June) around midday.

 2.01 AM 2 June, 2014

OUA all the way

Broadford Urban fire brigade was fortunate to have received the very generous assistance of Open Universities Australia who sent a crew up to assist the brigade with some much needed station TLC.

 10.02 PM 9 May, 2014

Good bloke on the water

CFA volunteer John Cujic, profiled as part of our National Volunteer Week series, describes his job as like the RACV on water. In his line of work he helps people when they’ve had a breakdown; when he turns out as a volunteer firefighter, he helps people in more serious emergencies. 

 4.47 PM 9 May, 2014

Inaugural CFA Cup on Anzac Day

The Anzac Day Wallan versus Romsey football matches have long been a local institution.

 2.33 PM 28 April, 2014

Planned burn at Wallan

CFA is undertaking a planned burn on Taylors Lane near the Northern Highway at Wallan today, Thursday 17 April.

 3.39 PM 17 April, 2014

Digital dispatch transition

At 8pm on 2 April 2014, District 12 transitioned to the Talkgroup 512 marking the first regional District to transition to the digital dispatch service.

 12.30 PM 9 April, 2014

Hume National Emergency Medals

More than 540 recipients across the CFA Hume Region have been presented with National Emergency Medals at ceremonies held in Kilmore, Kinglake, Marysville, Shepparton and Wodonga.

 5.36 PM 3 April, 2014

Brigades shine at Craigieburn

Craigieburn recently held their Annual Torchlight Parade as part of the Craigieburn Festival.

 9.25 PM 24 March, 2014

Buxton celebrates 70 years

Buxton brigade celebrated its 70th anniversary at Buxton Hotel on Saturday 8 March by packing out the hotel.

 4.21 PM 17 March, 2014

No barriers to volunteering: Rosey

Being a part of a big club with a purpose is how Rosey Chester, describes volunteering with CFA. And although she’s not on the back of a fire truck or wearing the yellow overalls, Rosey’s contribution to this club certainly has no less of a purpose.

 11.01 AM 5 March, 2014

Art fundraiser at Hilldene station

Twelve artists from the Seymour area are joining forces to raise money for Hilldene brigade in District 12. 

 11.57 AM 17 February, 2014

Media finds cool friends for firies

When Kyneton CFA Brigade went to the community for help via its Facebook page the response was immediate.

 2.56 PM 13 February, 2014

VIDEO: Mickleham / Kilmore meeting

A community member has posted video of this evening's community meeting in Wallan to provide information on the Mickleham / Kilmore fire.

 10.24 PM 11 February, 2014

Inventor of the year

A Narbethong firefighter has been named Victorian Inventor of the Year by the Inventor’s Association of Australia.  

 9.13 AM 7 January, 2014

A fiery road trip

Lake Tyers brigade members and the Volunteer Support Program take a road trip to Barmah!

 12.51 PM 29 November, 2013