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District 14 News

Driver offloads container on fire near Mickleham

A fire that started in a 20ft shipping container on the back of a truck  is being attended by CFA crews, including 10 tankers and two pumpers, just north of Mickelham on the Hume Freeway.

 4.02 PM 29 September, 2014

No more paws for concern in Mernda

A dog that was trapped in a stormwater drain at Mernda has been freed.

 2.27 PM 26 September, 2014

Refurbished Bulla CFA station opened

A $243,000 upgrade to Bulla CFA station was yesterday officially opened, boosting emergency response capabilities in Melbourne’s outer west.

 4.09 PM 21 September, 2014

Fire at Somerton timber facility

CFA and MFB are attending to a fire at a timber transfer station in Somerton.

 2.26 PM 17 September, 2014

Brigades shine in Diamo

Diamond Creek Fire Brigade held their annual torchlight procession through the Main Street of Diamond Creek on Saturday night (13 September).

 11.03 PM 15 September, 2014

Chief's ice bucket challenge

Chief Officer Euan Ferguson has completed his ice bucket challenge to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease.

 1.18 PM 15 September, 2014

Pirate ship destroyed in fire

Police will investigate a fire which destroyed a playground pirate ship in Point Cook this morning (02/09).

 5.51 PM 2 September, 2014

New field operations vehicles

Seven high-tech communications trucks worth more than $300,000 each are being deployed across the state to improve communications during major incidents and emergencies.

 9.30 AM 2 September, 2014

National Medal Awards for Craigieburn members

Craigieburn brigade had its annual brigade dinner on Saturday 23 August, where three members were presented with National Medals.

 6.07 PM 1 September, 2014

Firefighters graduate from Fiskville

Twenty-five firefighters graduated from Fiskville training college today, the second group of career firefighters to pass through the college this year.

 1.19 PM 29 August, 2014

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.

 1.14 PM 19 August, 2014

Riddells Creek - power of community

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

 12.29 PM 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.

 12.03 PM 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.

 12.24 PM 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.

 1.03 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.

 11.04 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.

 12.35 AM 9 August, 2014

D14 senior vol development day

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

 12.33 PM 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.

 2.57 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.

 10.05 PM 31 July, 2014