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District 22 News

Pulled from the path of fire

Merrigum Brigade firefighter John Dozzi has received a special commendation for bravery, presented by the Campapse Shire Mayor during a recent volunteer week ceremony at the Echuca Civic Centre.

 11.55 AM 27 May, 2013

Cobram Fun Day helps CFA

Cobram's Fun Day on 28 April was a great success. The local community turned out to support CFA and SES, raising much-needed funds for them. 

 10.34 AM 16 May, 2013

Free to fly

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.

 8.12 AM 16 May, 2013

Ruyton Grammar visits Kinglake

On Wednesday 8 May, seventeen Year 9 & 10 students from Ruyton Grammar school in Kew, made a visit to Kinglake as part of their school project on Disasters in Australia

 5.22 PM 14 May, 2013

Work-volunteer balance at Bega

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.

 8.08 AM 14 May, 2013

Numurkah tyre fire

A large number of old tyres have caught fire out the back of a tyre recycling site at Numurkah, producing an extensive amount of thick black smoke in the area.

 3.54 PM 2 May, 2013

Family Fun Day at Cobram

Ritchies Supa IGA Cobram is holding its second Family Fun Day on Saturday 27 April from 9.30am to 1pm, to raise much-needed funds for CFA and SES.

 9.06 AM 22 April, 2013

Smokies Angling Club awards

Before Christmas, CFA’s Smokies Angling Club held a week-long cod season opening trip by the Murray River near Cobram..

 1.12 PM 15 April, 2013

On the mall with fire prevention

CFA will be at Shepparton’s Maude Street Mall this Friday between 10.30am and 3.00pm – but look out for a bus, not a truck – and information rather than smoke or flames.

 2.44 PM 9 April, 2013

Toolamba welcomes new station

About 70 people turned out for the weekend opening ceremony of the new Toolamba Fire Station

 9.55 AM 8 April, 2013

Fishing invite for northeast men

A weekend invitation is extended to any men who would like a break from bushfire recovery.

 1.40 PM 5 April, 2013

Family Fun Day in Cobram

Ritchies Supa IGA Cobram is holding its second Family Fun Day on Saturday 27 April from 9.30am to 1pm, to raise much-needed funds for CFA and SES.

 3.07 PM 27 March, 2013

Staging Area Manager Wally Prior

“I don’t have problems – only solutions.” Now, that’s what you want to hear from a staging area manager at the end of a 12 hour shift.

 1.37 PM 18 March, 2013

District 24 running team demo

10 Brigades from across District 22, 23, and 24 gathered at the Trinity College oval in Baranduda for the first Running Team Demo.

 3.37 PM 3 March, 2013

Diary account of Violet Town fire

The pager activated 2.33pm on 27 January. This first message was very scrambled. Upon arriving at the station I started the truck, switched the siren off, then turned the radio up to full bore so I could listen for more information.

 10.10 AM 14 February, 2013

TFB breaches at Southern 80

Despite Saturday 9 February being a day of Total Fire Ban, emergency services found 19 people with illegal campfires at the Southern 80 ski race in Victoria’s north.

 10.32 AM 11 February, 2013

Shepparton fire photos

FireReady app users in Shepparton have been sharing photos of this afternoon's bushfire that show just how close the blaze got to homes.

 5.55 PM 10 February, 2013

Race-goers urged to stay safe

Emergency services are urging crowds attending this weekend’s Southern 80 to stay safe as the north of the state continues to face severe fire danger.

 7.12 PM 8 February, 2013

Fire Ban declared in 3 districts

A Total Fire Ban has been declared for Saturday, 9th February in the North Central, North East and Northern Country weather districts.

 3.13 PM 8 February, 2013

Sth Aurora train crash, 44 yrs ago

Yesterday was the 44th anniversary of the Southern Aurora train crash in the Violet Town brigade area.

 9.59 AM 8 February, 2013