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Captain among world's best

Tungamah CFA Captain Simon Crawford realised a long cherished dream by winning silver in the World Firefighter's Games last week.

 10.17 PM 2 November, 2012

Multicultural meetings

Shepparton Fire Brigade hosted a meeting last week with leaders of the Iraqi community – and hopes that this gathering will be the first of many with ethnic groups from around the area.Story by Peter Dedman.

 11.08 AM 29 October, 2012

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Barnarwartha – known as Barny to the locals – lies to the northeast of Wang. On Sunday 20 December 2015, it lay at the centre of Victoria’s fire emergency with the local fire danger index higher than it had been on Black Saturday.

 3.27 PM 4 January, 2016

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Strathmerton Fire Brigade Captain Evan Bourchier was finishing the morning milking when he got the page to a fire at a local factory.

 3.21 PM 22 June, 2016

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**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

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In honour of youth week CFA is looking at some of our stellar junior programs that provide skills to the local community’s youth.

 3.38 PM 3 April, 2017

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The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipality from 1am on Monday, 17 April 2017:

 1.30 PM 11 April, 2017

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CFA volunteers in the Greater Shepparton region will receive a $125,000 funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

 2.33 PM 26 April, 2017

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This Sunday 21 May, District 22 is hosting an event that will allow members as well as the public to get up close and personal with a variety of different Fire Services vehicles.

 9.50 PM 19 May, 2017

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Members of Euroa Fire Brigade would like you to help them celebrate their 125th birthday between 9 and 11 June.

 3.55 PM 23 May, 2017

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Members of Euroa Fire Brigade would like you to help them celebrate their 125th birthday this weekend, 9 to 11 June.

 12.36 PM 5 June, 2017

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What are they feeding the Juniors in Tatura? Tinned spinach? Magic beans?

 1.56 PM 5 June, 2017

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For over 50,000 years, Australia’s Indigenous communities have managed country by using traditional burning methods. They created a system that was sustainable and suited the Australian landscape.

 9.31 AM 7 July, 2017

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Grady Tyson joined CFA four years ago as a passionate junior member of the Tatura Fire Brigade.

 1.04 PM 17 July, 2017

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Allan East, a member of Mooroopna Fire Brigade is the first to admit their brigade doesn’t mind a creative approach to fundraising events. 

 1.19 PM 24 July, 2017

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Consulting with people across CFA about inclusion and fairness is a large part of the work ahead of the team led by ACO Steve Smith. 

 10.43 AM 10 August, 2017

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Margot Green held many roles in her time serving the Hilldene Fire Brigade.

 11.27 AM 17 August, 2017

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It’s hard to believe that just two years ago, Gapsted Fire Brigade was experiencing trying times.

 2.50 PM 23 August, 2017

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Every seat was filled and it was standing room only at Broadford Fire Station on Monday night the 28th of August 2017.  Over 60 people came from across District 12and beyond to hear two unique presentations about Aboriginal traditional fire and Aboriginal land management.

 12.33 PM 4 September, 2017