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District 14 News

Gisborne annual dinner 2014

Members, family and friends of the Gisborne Fire Brigade enjoyed their annual dinner and awards night Saturday 26th July hosted by the Gisborne Golf Club.

 12.14 PM 19 August, 2014

Riddells Creek - power of community

The Riddells Creek Fire Brigade knows the power of the community.

 11.29 AM 18 August, 2014

Werribee Rescue does CFA proud

The picturesque Lardner Park near Warragul, was the location for the 2014 Australasian Rescue Challenge, held over a number of days in late July, where Road Rescue crews from all over Australia and Asia competed against each other in a range of scenarios.

 11.03 AM 15 August, 2014

Good Samaritan saves couple

Firefighters have praised a good Samaritan who helped rescue an elderly couple from their burning Wyndham Vale home.

 11.24 AM 14 August, 2014

Love is in the Eltham air

Eltham Fire Brigade's 2nd and 4th Lieutenants have taken brigade teamwork to a whole new level by getting married.

 12.03 PM 11 August, 2014

Suspicious fires at Sunbury school

Victoria Police is investigating a series of suspicious fires which have caused significant damage to to an administration building and destroyed a bus at Sunbury's Selasian College.

 10.04 AM 10 August, 2014

Crew Leadership in D14

Over two full days in early August, 9 firefighters from Melton, Hoppers Crossing, Research, Plenty, Caroline Springs, Epping and Toolern Vale in around District 14, come together to take part in the District 14 Crew Leader Development Course held at Fiskville.

 11.35 PM 8 August, 2014

D14 senior vol development day

On 19 July, District 14 held a valuable professional development day for senior volunteer leaders.

 11.33 AM 6 August, 2014

Eltham celebrates member honours

The Eltham Fire Brigade has celebrated significant member milestones at its Annual Dinner held on August 2nd this year with the highlight being the presentation of a 45 year service award, National Medal 3rd Bar and a CFA Life Membership to Brigade Life Member Brian Sandlant.  Brian’s contribution over many years to CFA has been substantial and the awarding of a CFA Life Membership is a fitting honour to be bestowed.

 1.57 PM 4 August, 2014

New digs at Eynesbury

With Operations Manager James Dullard, Operations Officer John Anderson and Deputy Mayor Sophie Ramsay watching on, Captain Jim Cooper from Eynesbury Fire Brigade, with Councillor Bob Turner, Mayor of the City of Melton, turned the first sod of the new Eynesbury Fire Station.

 9.05 PM 31 July, 2014

Dishes are still dirty

A working smoke detector alerted a mother and baby mid-afternoon today to their dishwasher on fire.

 5.48 PM 24 July, 2014

Boy helps family escape fire

Five people escaped a house fire in South Morang this morning (13/07) thanks to the actions of a 13-year-old boy.

 11.11 AM 13 July, 2014

Whit-Diamo at Fiskville

Another fantastic day at the State Training College - Fiskville today, with members from the Whittlesea - Diamond Valley Group attending for the District 14 Advanced Firefighter skills maintenance day.

 10.08 PM 21 June, 2014

Rotary supports Hurstbridge Brigade

The Rotary Club of Diamond Creek Branch supported the Hurstbridge Fire Brigade in the purchase of a new Brigade car with a $5,000 grant.

 4.05 PM 20 June, 2014

Training ground sneak peek

CFA members and their family and friends are invited to take a rare glimpse into the new Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre at Craigieburn when it opens to the public for three hours on Sunday, June 29.

 3.32 PM 20 June, 2014

National Emergency Medals

More than 570 CFA members from across Northern and Western Metropolitan Region were awarded a National Emergency Medal at presentations held in May and June.

 1.18 PM 12 June, 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.

 2.48 PM 10 June, 2014

Reconciliation Week in Melton

Rockbank and Melton fire brigade members along with CFA community educator extraordinaire AprilHimmelreich celebrated with their local Indigenous community at the Koorie Night Market in Melton on Friday 30th May.

 7.58 PM 2 June, 2014

Brigade saves Olinda landmark

Quick action by Olinda's volunteer brigade has saved a popular local restaurant from fire.

 5.19 PM 29 May, 2014

D14 HQ Brigade : RSU to HQ Brigade

From its beginnings as the RSU (Regional Support Unit) the District 14 Headquarters brigade has been serving District 14 and surrounds for the last 18 years.

 6.08 PM 26 May, 2014