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District 22 News

Bright future with new recruits

It’s the biggest intake in recent memory -- eight new recruits to bolster Bright’s CFA brigade.

 9.38 AM 17 February, 2016

Win a box of Vicmap books

Brigades in the north-east are being encouraged to make sure their spatial vision maps are correct and fit for CFA use before the books are printed in November 2016.

 8.58 AM 3 February, 2016

Three members, 200 years of service

On 13 December 2015, Strathmerton Fire Brigade combined its medal presentations and Christmas party, which was held at the fire station.

 8.28 AM 15 January, 2016

Murchison house fire

CFA crews have worked in severe weather conditions to battle a house fire in Murchison this afternoon.

 3.08 PM 19 November, 2015

Murchison open day in the park

This year Murchison Fire Brigade made the most of a sunny Sunday to host its Open Day away from the usual fire station location, setting up a marquee and barbecue in the park on 20 September.

 3.30 PM 1 October, 2015

House at Kialla 'fully engulfed'

Around 35 firefighters responded to a structure fire near Kialla  this morning  to find a single-storey home fully engulfed in flames.

 11.47 AM 19 September, 2015

Faces of CFA: Tyson Poole, Bonnie Doon

What is your involvement with CFA? I did Minimum Skills at the end of 2013 and at the moment I’m a firefighter.

 1.29 PM 24 August, 2015

Increasing resilience in Mudgegonga

After eight years, Andrew Cross has moved from being Mudgegonga captain to Ovens Valley group officer.

 1.15 PM 24 August, 2015

Woman injured in Shepparton kitchen fire

A young woman has received minor burns to her hand after a fire broke out in her kitchen while cooking last night (15 August).

 10.44 AM 16 August, 2015

Cornishtown shed fire

Chiltern Fire Brigade responded to a shed fire at Cornishtown on Saturday 6 June within Chiltern brigade assignment area 2. 

 9.22 AM 30 June, 2015

Championing Women in Brigades Workshop

Thirty-two members from District 24 made their way to the Beechworth Fire Station on 21 June to participate in the Championing Women in Brigades workshop, facilitated by the Regional Development Company based in Wangaratta.

 11.34 AM 26 June, 2015

Smoke alarm saves elderly couple

A working smoke alarm has alerted an elderly couple to a fire in their Merrigum home early this morning (26 June).

 10.15 AM 26 June, 2015

RPL off and racing at North East conference

Nagambie, well known as the home of Melbourne Cup winning racehorse Black Caviar was the venue for the North East (NE) Region Community Safety Conference on 23 and 24 May 2015.

 1.31 PM 25 June, 2015

Fun time story time

On Friday morning June 19, Ferntree Gully Fire Brigade in conjunction with the Ferntree Gully Regional Library, held their fourth Fun Story Time at the Ferntree Gully Fire Station.

 8.04 AM 23 June, 2015

Numurkah's Kevin a long-time volunteer

Nothing is more harrowing for long-time volunteer firefighter Kevin Lucas than having to run through a burning building to save a life.

 10.20 AM 19 June, 2015

Fuel tanker safety awareness

Kialla & District Fire Brigade, in conjunction with Mooroopna Brigade recently held an evening aimed at providing improved safety awareness about the features and facilities on a modern fuel tanker. The Central Goulburn Group also invited members from other groups to attend.

 8.58 AM 15 June, 2015

Woolworths raises funds for brigades

CFA brigades in Victoria’s North will receive new cooling equipment, communications gear, portable lighting systems and other items courtesy of fundraising by Woolworths.

 3.47 PM 12 June, 2015

Numurkah Church badly damaged by fire

The 129 year old St Andrews Presbyterian Church in Numurkah has been severely damaged in an overnight fire.

 12.04 PM 9 June, 2015

Spate of house fires hits North East

Victoria’s recent cold snap has brought with it several house fires across the North East, with at least seven serious fires recorded in the past week in Wodonga, Wangaratta, Mansfield, Rutherglen and Merrigum.

 1.41 PM 5 June, 2015

Fireys save house in Merrigum

A working smoke alarm has alerted a family of four to a fire in their Merrigum home overnight.

 10.27 AM 3 June, 2015