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District 22 thanks its volunteers

Friday 5 December was International Volunteer Day. District 22 used the opportunity to proudly celebrate its fantastic volunteers and to say thank you. We appreciate all you contribute to Victorian communities. 

 10.51 AM 10 December, 2014

Four choppers tackle Avenel fire

A slow-moving bushfire started by lightning has burnt through 75 hectares in steep, rocky territory east of Mt Rose near Avenel on Monday 1 December.

 1.56 PM 1 December, 2014

Indigenous Use of Fire Forum, Albury

CFA members have been invited to attend a three-hour forum about the traditional use of fire, being organised by the Kiewa Catchment Landcare Group in Albury, on Saturday 6 December from 1.30pm – 4.30pm.

 12.13 PM 1 December, 2014

Movember at Shepparton Fire Station

Shepparton Fire Station has been participating in Movember raising funds for Men’s Health, with 16 members from Staff and Volunteer ranks. From the start we challenged the Melton Fire Station who are also participating to see who could raise the most for the worthy cause.

 12.19 PM 27 November, 2014

Violet Town 'highly commended'

Violet Town Fire Brigade has been highly commended for a community safety and engagement project as part of the Resilient Australia Awards in Canberra on Monday.

 4.12 PM 26 November, 2014

30 hectare fire at Nathalia

Following an accidental fire started by a slasher near Nathalia yesterday (25 Nov), Operations Officer Shane Sutton has urged landholders to have appropriate suppression equipment on hand while carrying out work on their properties.

 10.14 AM 26 November, 2014

Lighting the Path traditional burning workshop

Two lucky CFA members headed up to Orange, NSW on 29 September 2014 for a unique two-day traditional burning workshop.

 12.27 PM 3 November, 2014

Students at VEMTC - Wangaratta

On a cloudy day in October, 68 young student fire fighters boarded buses and made the trip to Wangaratta in anticipation of attending the Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) to undertake hot fire training on the PAD (Practical Area Drills).

 3.39 PM 30 October, 2014

Shepparton gas leak

Firefighters from Shepparton are attending to an incident at Quamby Court after a backhoe ruptured a domestic gas main.

 4.25 PM 14 October, 2014

Fire at Cobram fruit packing shed

The cause of a fire at a Cobram packing shed overnight will be investigated.

 8.52 AM 13 October, 2014

Fire at Kialla furniture shop

A fire at a furniture shop in Kialla on Saturday morning is being treated as suspicious.

 3.04 PM 20 September, 2014

Lawrence Building, Wangaratta, officially opened

The Lawrence Building, Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre – Wangaratta was officially opened on 6 September 2014. The event was a celebration of 30 years of CFA service to brigades and the wider local community.

 10.10 AM 8 September, 2014

Truck fire closes Hume Freeway

UPDATE 9AM: All lanes of the Hume Freeway near Euroa are now open. **** 8AM: Southbound lanes of the Hume Freeway, south of Euroa, remain closed this morning following a truck fire overnight.

 9.12 AM 21 August, 2014

Shepparton trucks

On Sunday 22 June, operational staff from Shepparton Fire Station held an information session and practical display for brigades in District 22 as well as some from District 20 & 23.

 9.16 PM 4 July, 2014

New career firefighters start today

CFA’s 21 new career firefighters have arrived on station today, joining the ranks of more than 685 already protecting lives and property at fire stations across Victoria and supporting CFA’s 55,000 volunteers.

 3.48 PM 10 June, 2014

Murchison train station fire

A railway station at Murchison in Victoria’s north has been destroyed by fire overnight.

 9.31 AM 5 June, 2014

Shepparton house fire

Mooroopna and Shepparton brigades received several calls to a house fire in Tonkin Street Shepparton just after 2:00pm on Sunday (1 June).

 1.57 AM 2 June, 2014

Tatura house fire

In District 22 at around twenty past nine on Saturday night (31 May) Mooroopna & Tatura brigades were paged to a house fire in O'Reilly Street Tatura.

 1.49 AM 2 June, 2014

Shepparton multicultural engagement

Shepparton brigade proved a highlight of the St Georges Road Multicultural Food festival on Sunday 18 May.

 12.09 PM 19 May, 2014

Hume National Emergency Medals

More than 540 recipients across the CFA Hume Region have been presented with National Emergency Medals at ceremonies held in Kilmore, Kinglake, Marysville, Shepparton and Wodonga.

 5.36 PM 3 April, 2014