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District 14 News

Gisborne digs deeper than ever

Residents and visitors to Gisborne had no escape on Good Friday as members of the Gisborne Fire Brigade and local Scout groups came knocking at the doors of residents, raising $15,747 for the Good Friday Appeal.

 5.30 PM 6 April, 2015

Chemical spill at Bacchus Marsh

CFA crews including specialist hazardous material firefighters are mopping up after a fire and chemical spill at a Bacchus Marsh abattoir.

 5.46 PM 21 March, 2015

Paddle steamer up in smoke

It's not a call you want to get at 5.05am when over half the brigade are away at the State Championships.

 11.03 AM 12 March, 2015

Werribee to mark 100th in style

Werribee Brigade is celebrating their 100th year this Saturday February 28, and wants you to come along to help mark the occasion.

 9.27 AM 25 February, 2015

Ground observers get ahead of the fire

There’s a changing landscape of risk in District 2 and CFA ground observers (GOs) operating out of Bendigo are helping fire services stay a step ahead.

 12.38 PM 23 February, 2015

Kids fire safe at Gisborne

Last Wednesday members of Gisborne Fire Brigade visited the Good Start Early Learning Centre in New Gisborne.

 10.39 AM 20 February, 2015

Gisborne Australian Flag Presentation

Rob Mitchell MP recently visited the crew at Gisborne CFA to present a brand new Australian National Flag, as well as deliver some ‘Thank you Fireys’ balloons to promote National Red Balloon Day.

 10.34 AM 20 February, 2015

Darley garage fire

A warm, quiet night in Bacchus Marsh on Thursday, was brought to a halt when Bacchus Marsh and Coimadai Fire Brigade pagers beeped into life just after 9:30pm, with a reported garage fire in Darley.

 12.33 AM 14 February, 2015

Truganina works to keep towns safe

Truganina Fire Brigade recently hosted Wyndham Vale and Point Cook Brigades to a recent hazard reduction roadside burn in Shanahans Road, Mt Cottrell.

 1.57 PM 8 February, 2015

Werribee Celebrates 100 years with torches

This year marks 100 years of the formation of the Werribee Fire Brigade.

 8.57 PM 2 February, 2015

Multi-agency training gets pumped

Crews from MFB and CFA Districts 13 and 14 have taken part in a major water relay pumping exercise this morning at Westerfolds Park, north east of Melbourne. 

 5.37 PM 25 January, 2015

Helen Kenney – OAM

Helen Kenney wears many hats in the St Andrews community, but it's her work with emergency services that earned her an Australia Day honour.

 1.08 PM 23 January, 2015

“No mission too difficult, no sacrifice too great"

It takes a little time to organise an awards presentation, but for Doreen Fire Brigade the day had finally arrived.

 9.41 PM 27 November, 2014

North West Region commits to violence prevention

Today was a seminal day for women and men in North West Region for two reasons.

 9.36 PM 25 November, 2014

North West Region walks for White Ribbon Day

Today, North West Region members joined the Bendigo Walks for White Ribbon Day to demonstrate our commitment to ending violence against women.

 9.29 PM 25 November, 2014

Large rubbish pile alight at Sunbury

Yesterday, just after 3pm (24th November), Sunbury Fire Brigade were paged to assist the EPA in dousing a burnoff in Deverall Road in Sunbury. This was deemed to not be an emergency, so a Code-3 response was sufficient.

 9.06 PM 25 November, 2014

Epping tip fire sparked by spontaneous combustion

Spontaneous combustion is believed to be the cause of a fire which started in a mulch pile at a green waste facility at Epping yesterday.

 9.54 AM 23 November, 2014

Tussock burns in Gisborne

Just before 1pm on Saturday afternoon (15 November), Gisborne and Sunbury fire brigades were paged to a reported burnoff out of control in Runnymede Lane in Gisborne.

 8.48 PM 20 November, 2014

Movember at Melton

One in eight Australian men experiences depression at any given time. One in two Australian men will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. Nearly two thirds of Australia’s population is overweight, with men more likely to be overweight or obese than women.

 10.14 PM 19 November, 2014

Fire Action Week launches in Epping

Yesterday CFA Epping and Wollert brigades together with colleagues from DEPI, Parks Vic and MFB braved the rain to warn local community members in Epping North about the risks of grassfires in urban interface areas.

 11.49 AM 17 November, 2014