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District 23 News

Fire restrictions in Hume

CFA has declared the Fire Danger Period (FDP) will commence from 1.00am on 3 December for the following municipalities.

 3.06 PM 30 November, 2012

Mentoring along the Kokoda Track

It’s a hard road to qualify as a career firefighter.

 12.48 PM 26 November, 2012

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

New station for Goughs Bay-Howes Cr

Last Sunday (28 October) Captain Allan Edwards from Goughs Bay-Howes Creek brigade welcomed the local community to celebrate the official opening of the new fire station.  

 2.52 PM 31 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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CFA District 23 Mansfield Group is opening its doors and inviting the community to join group members for an information evening which includes a presentation from some successful CFA women.

 3.23 PM 22 March, 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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A smoke alarm alerted two people to fire starting in the lounge room of their unit on Bridge St, Benalla around 2.15am today (22 April).

 9.11 AM 22 April, 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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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

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On Saturday 25 November, the Benalla Group held a women’s recruitment event at the Benalla Botanical Gardens. 

 11.47 AM 28 November, 2017