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2012 Wodonga Group Exercise

Wodonga Group had their annual Round Robin Exercise on Sunday 11 Nov 2012.

 11.20 AM 15 November, 2012

Mentoring through TEWTs

Two years ago, Leading Firefighter Andrew Schulz initiated a series of mentoring tactical exercises without troops (TEWTs) to get District 24 crew and strike team leaders warmed up for the fire season.

 2.13 PM 9 November, 2012

Barnawartha Station Opening

Barnawartha Brigade now into new home and enjoys excellent opening in near perfect conditions.

 11.19 AM 29 October, 2012

Bogong Group Exercise 2012

The Bogong Group, made up of 14 brigades stretching from Falls Creek through to Stanley, met at the Dederang Recreation Reserve (staging area) for an early and sunny October Sunday morning.

 10.39 PM 24 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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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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On Friday 19 May Bright Fire Brigade achieved the milestone of 125 years serving its community.

 9.59 PM 20 May, 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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Keith Harms was a nurse at north-east Victoria’s haunted Mayday Hills lunatic asylum, before joining Beechworth Rural Fire Brigade in 1971.

 3.00 PM 10 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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The CFA will host a women’s event on Sunday 27 August to promote the large number of operational and non-operational opportunities for women in CFA.

 2.09 PM 15 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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CFA were called to a house fire in Myrtleford yesterday morning (Monday 21 August) after a fire broke out just before 1.00am.

 1.53 PM 22 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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More than 50 people attended a recent CFA women’s event in Wodonga that promoted the large number of operational and non-operational opportunities for women in CFA.

 3.32 PM 12 September, 2017

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Burrowye Fire Brigade is 76 years old and Bernadette Cheshire has been the communications officer for 40 years.

 1.19 PM 14 September, 2017

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Bright SES Unit and two CFA brigades were called to a rescue on Mount Buffalo on Saturday 4 November.

 8.38 AM 8 November, 2017