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District 22 News

No reason to wine in Milawa

With a vineyard and its operations, a cellar door, restaurant and function centre, Brown Brothers Winery in the King Valley town of Milawa is a significant local employer only three minutes from Milawa Fire Station.

 2.57 PM 31 August, 2016

Brigades benefit from $200,000 water boost

Blocked hose nozzles, an unusable toilet and almost draining a town’s water supply are all in the past for some of the brigades benefitting from a generous donation by water tank manufacturer, Kingspan Water.

 2.00 PM 31 August, 2016

Truck and trailer saved in hay fire

CFA crews saved a truck and trailer from a load of hay that had caught fire in Nagambie today.

 5.13 PM 24 August, 2016

Think flood before fire: D22 Captains' forum

The sun was out when thirty-five CFA captains and Group Officers gathered for District 22’s first ever Captain’s Forum last Sunday (31 July), but the message was to think flood before fire. 

 1.55 PM 2 August, 2016

Red Balloon Day fundraiser is all heart

This year’s Red Balloon Day fundraiser may prove to be a lifesaver for three small Victorian communities. 

 12.16 PM 29 July, 2016

Volunteers research Aboriginal fire tradition

Two CFA volunteers will help Indigenous communities in Victoria restore lost cultural burning practices, using their research scholarships from the Emergency Services Foundation.

 11.04 AM 7 July, 2016

Katandra West house fire

On 1 June, just before 3am, crews were called to a fully-involved house fire.

 9.18 AM 10 June, 2016

Smoke alarm alerts man to fire

A smoke alarm has alerted a man to a fire in his lounge room early this morning (16 May).

 9.09 AM 16 May, 2016

Driver training at Shepparton

Forty CFA members from District 22 attended driver training in Shepparton on a very cool and windy evening last Monday.

 11.26 AM 13 May, 2016

Funding secures regional training

Access to safe and effective training for CFA members has been secured for coming decades thanks to more than $20 million to upgrade six of CFA’s seven regional training grounds.

 10.32 AM 13 May, 2016

CFA raises alarm on dodgy smoke detector deals

CFA has called on residents to keep an eye out for rogue operators who are preying on the elderly, by talking them into exorbitant contracts for smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.

 1.05 PM 12 May, 2016

Thank you to our CFA families

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the Brigade Support Team has collected 21 wonderful stories from families and communities in each CFA District.

 1.16 PM 4 May, 2016

PARTY Program in Euroa

On Monday 18 April the PARTY program was held at Euroa Secondary College.

 7.59 PM 3 May, 2016

2016 Shelley Burn Camp success

A total of 52 volunteers, career staff from Districts 12, 22, 23 and 24, and HVP employees from Northern Victoria and New Zealand attended this year’s Shelley Burn held over five days from 9 to 13 April.

 11.22 AM 26 April, 2016

District 22 workshop on leadership and diversity

CFA District 22 will hold a GenNext Workshop on Sunday, 22 May, to discuss the future direction of the region and brainstorm ideas on how to become more sustainable.

 11.25 AM 18 April, 2016

Euroa house severely damaged by fire

A house in Euroa has been destroyed by fire overnight.

 12.43 PM 11 April, 2016

Save the date: State Forum

The CFA-SES Community Safety and Hazard Awareness State Forum will be heading down the Surf Coast this year, with Mantra Lorne hosting the forum on the weekend of 6-7 August. 

 10.55 AM 6 April, 2016

VESEP Grant Program opens

In recognition of the significant contribution made by emergency services volunteers the Minister for Emergency Services Ms Jane Garrett MLA has opened the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program 2016/17 today.

 1.56 PM 31 March, 2016

Longwood brigade wins shire award

Longwood Fire Brigade's Thank You Day in March last year was awarded the Shire of Strathbogie Community Event of the Year on Australia Day 2016.  

 1.03 PM 23 March, 2016

VFBV 2016 Urban Junior State Championships

Tatura A has won the title of Champion Team at this year's VFBV Urban Junior Championships.

 4.15 PM 27 February, 2016