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District 22 News

CFA members help save life of Shepparton man

CFA members helped save the life of a Shepparton man following a serious assault outside his home on Thursday, 18 June 2015. 

 4.29 PM 21 March, 2017

Head-on train crash a shock

In light of the upcoming 125th anniversary of the Euroa Urban Fire Brigade in June, brigade member Anthony Cini will be taking a trip down memory lane with brigade members on their most memorable fires.

 4.52 PM 20 March, 2017

Community building in Benalla Group

“There are no boundaries for our brigades,” said Baddaginnie Captain Phil Rees of their close relationship with Goomalibee-Upotipotpon also in Benalla Group.

 9.57 AM 20 March, 2017

Farewell to CFA's oldest comms officer

Stan Brown joined Yalca & Yielima Fire Brigade in 1940 and was still active as the communications officer until his death last week at 102 years of age. 

 11.25 AM 17 March, 2017

Gone fishin’, gone firefightin’

The fire danger index was low and Bonegilla Captain Brian Church headed out with his friend Dick Osmand at 6am to fish on Lake Hume.

 3.19 PM 27 February, 2017

Brigade gains new trailer through grant

Cosgrove & Pine Lodge Fire Brigade will soon be more versatile when attending incidents thanks to a new trailer-mounted quick-fill pump. 

 3.24 PM 28 December, 2016

Oat crop fire in Strathmerton

**UPDATE** CFA crews have controlled a fire in an unstripped oat crop in Strathmerton on the Murray Valley Highway. Both firefighting aircraft have completed their work and crews are now blacking out for the next several hours. A bulldozer is in use to remove a large gum tree significantly damaged by fire to ensure safety in the area. 

 12.37 PM 23 December, 2016

Buddy brigades across districts

As a standalone brigade not aligned with a group and two hours from both Marysville and Mansfield, Woods Point, deep in the Great Divide, can rightly claim to be isolated.

 10.05 AM 19 December, 2016

Fire restrictions continue in the North East

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 5 December 2016:

 9.42 AM 29 November, 2016

Help for Dairy is here to assist

The Help for Dairy initiative is at it again, offering assistance for up to five more CFA brigades. (See news and media story here)

 3.27 PM 25 November, 2016

Fire restrictions continue

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 28 November 2016

 9.30 AM 22 November, 2016

Corryong Group Officer Brown talks risk

“It’s absolutely picturesque at the moment,” said Group Officer Colin Brown, “and we’re not expecting anything between now and Christmas but then, if the rain stays away, look out!

 2.51 PM 11 November, 2016

Katamatite Brigade Open Day

On Sunday 30 October Katamatite Fire Brigade held its Brigade Open Day in conjunction with its annual Community Garage and Car Boot Sale.

 2.53 PM 31 October, 2016

CFA attends shed fire in Cobram

Just after 6am this morning (27 October) CFA crews were called to a shed fire at a caravan repairs store in Cobram.

 10.34 AM 27 October, 2016

Cobram Fire Station opening

In August 1909 the first Cobram Fire Station opened its doors, and now more than 100 years later their brigade has been given a new home.

 1.35 PM 24 October, 2016

Multiple agencies go candling

Candling - it's probably not what you think. A planned burning technique is shared between agencies at the candling workshop at Silvan Reservoir.

 4.14 PM 19 October, 2016

Euroa Open Day shines

Euroa Fire Brigade open day was incorporated with the Euroa National Show and Shine held on Sunday 2 October.    

 9.40 AM 3 October, 2016

Wodonga West Brigade moves into new station

The rain cleared and the sun was shining when Wodonga West Fire Brigade moved its operations from its old station to a new station on Moorefield Park Drive in  Wodonga West on Saturday 10 September.

 12.45 PM 27 September, 2016

CFA members share traditional burning learning

Victorian landscapes can be burnt at lower intensities and more often, according to CFA members who recently conducted research into Aboriginal burning practices.

 10.52 AM 15 September, 2016

Liz a linchpin Warburton responder

Three and a half years ago, new Warburton resident Liz Rogers got in touch with her local brigade to get informed about local bushfire risk.

 5.42 PM 31 August, 2016