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District 22 News

Firefighter injured near Rushworth

A CFA volunteer has been injured while fighting a grassfire at Moora, near Rushworth overnight (Friday, 14 March).

 6.32 AM 14 March, 2014

New signs could save lives

Emergency Services Safer Areas (ESSAs), a term used by VicRoads along the Hume Freeway, has been adopted by Strathbogie Shire Council and the Upton Hill Fire Brigade to improve firefighter safety on some of the shire's roads.

 9.45 AM 28 January, 2014

Yielima grass scrub fire

At 6.25pm today a column of smoke was reported coming from the Barmah National Park (NNW of Shepparton). Crews responded to the grass and scrub fire which took some time to gain access to in the park.

 9.43 PM 5 January, 2014

Grassfires keep fireys busy

CFA crews had a busy afternoon battling two grassfires in the state’s north-east.

 5.21 PM 11 December, 2013

New tanker for Bulla

Bulla Fire Brigade members found it fitting that on 24 November 2013, CFA Sunday, they were able to present the brigade’s new 2.4C Hino crew cab to the community and surrounding areas.

 9.22 PM 5 December, 2013

Euroa hay shed fire

CFA crews are battling a hay shed fire on a private property in Euroa. The hay shed, measuring 20x30 metres, is fully involved.

 2.46 PM 3 December, 2013

It happened on the way to the forum

Story by John Jackson, Barmah brigade member.

 1.27 PM 29 November, 2013

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

Kaarimba crop fire

CFA has just brought a large grassfire under control in Kaarimba, around 28 kilometres north of Shepparton.

 5.03 PM 22 November, 2013

Strathbogie Catchment Exercise

Last Sunday 27th October, brigades from all around the Strathbogie Catchment gathered at the Nagambie Regatta Centre to run through some pre season exercises and listen to some informative information prior to the upcoming fire season. Operations Officer Tony Owen worked closely with all the Group Management Teams to ensure the day ran smoothly and everyone enjoyed all the scenarios and a great feed and were home in a timely manner.

 12.09 PM 1 November, 2013

Fire damages storage sheds

A fire that damaged a number of storage sheds in Mooroopna today (19/10) is under control.

 5.42 PM 19 October, 2013

New tanker and 715 years of service

On Saturday 12 October 2013 approximately 50 people gathered at the Wilby Rural Fire Station for the commissioning of the new Wilby Fire Truck and presentation of service awards in recognition of volunteer services to the CFA

 3.12 PM 13 October, 2013

Dundas ready for bushfires

Following a very successful group training exercise conducted at the CFA Training College- Penshurst Campus last Saturday, Group Officer Bert Astbury said “the group is now better prepared for the upcoming fire season”.

 4.24 PM 11 October, 2013

Police investigate Shepparton fatal

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal house fire in Shepparton this morning.

 3.33 PM 27 September, 2013

Nathalia & Numurkah exercise

Brigades from around Nathalia and Numurkah started warning up for the fire season last Sunday 22 September at a group exercise involving wildfire suppression, gas cylinder fire, motor vehicle accident and water drafting.

 4.35 PM 26 September, 2013

RUOK? District 22 style

The morning quiz is a tradition at CFA's District 22 office in Shepparton - but today staff put an extra thinking cap on to submit only questions with answers starting in "R" "U" "O" or "K" - all to get behind RUOK? Day on Thursday 12 Sept.

 5.40 PM 12 September, 2013

Week of house fires timely reminder

A weatherboard house in Terang, about 20 kilometres west of Camperdown, was destroyed by fire today.

 5.13 PM 2 August, 2013

Fatal house fire at Shepparton

Police will investigate the cause of a house fire at Shepparton where a man was killed this morning.

 8.13 AM 9 July, 2013

Fireys dispel brigade charge rumour

The Shepparton Fire Brigade is concerned by a recent incident  where a teenager avoided calling triple zero after a neighbour wrongly told him the family would receive a large bill if the fire brigade attended

 5.53 PM 5 July, 2013

3 generations of Hilder captains

July 1 marked a significant occasion for Cobram Fire Brigade, as Mick Hilder stood down from the captaincy after 22 years of strong leadership in this position.

 10.42 AM 4 July, 2013