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District 14 News

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

Historic house destroyed

An unoccupied house has been destroyed at Diggers rest overnight (Monday 26 May).

 9.06 AM 26 May, 2014

Works start on $9.6m Eltham station

A new CFA station at Eltham will better support firefighters and increase community safety in Melbourne’s outer north-east, said Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Bushfire Response Kim Wells.

 12.59 PM 21 May, 2014

Hume Group at Fiskville

Another great day was had by participants from Hume Group in District 14, who attended a Firefighter Skills Maintenance Day at the State Training College - Fiskville last week.

 5.10 PM 20 May, 2014

CFA applauds tech-savvy student

CFA firefighters have praised the efforts of a 12 year-old girl who used the FireReady App to protect her family during the Mickleham/Kilmore fires. 

 4.31 PM 19 May, 2014

Woman behind the mask

***Deb Azzopardi, CFA volunteer is being profiled as part of a special series focusing on volunteers to celebrate National Volunteer Week May 12-18.

 10.58 AM 15 May, 2014

David McGahy Parliament eulogy

A eulogy for former Arthurs Creek Captain David McGahy was read to the House in the Parliament of Victoria yesterday (7 May 2014)

 11.24 AM 8 May, 2014

House fires heat up in cold weather

Two Victorian families have experienced a night they would rather forget thanks to two separate house fires overnight (Friday 1 May).

 8.52 AM 3 May, 2014

Nillumbik Group at Fiskville

Saturday 5 April saw members from St. Andrews, Research, Christmas Hills, and Panton Hill come together to do some "hot fire" skills maintenance at the CFA State Training College - Fiskville.

 4.48 PM 7 April, 2014

Planned burns at Yan Yean Reservoir

Melbourne Water and CFA are preparing for a planned burn at the Yan Yean Reservoir, weather permitting.

 1.26 PM 7 April, 2014

Mickleham grass fire

UPDATE 3:30PM: The grass fire at Mickleham has been controlled. The cause is believed to be from a tractor slashing vegetation.

 2.06 PM 31 March, 2014

Brigades shine at Craigieburn

Craigieburn recently held their Annual Torchlight Parade as part of the Craigieburn Festival.

 8.25 PM 24 March, 2014

Happy 70th Wattle Glen

On Sunday (16th March), Wattle Glen CFA Members were joined by Danielle Green, MP for Yan Yean, Greg Esnouf, CFA Deputy Chief Officer and Regional Director North West Metro Region, members representing Bendigo Bank, Diamond Creek Rotary and Diamond Valley Miniature Railway, and past members of the Brigade to help celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Wattle Glen Fire Brigade.

 7.05 PM 24 March, 2014

Police hunting heartless thieves

Victoria Police Media ReleasePolice are appealing for public assistance after more than $23, 000 worth of property was stolen during a burglary at a CFA depot in Darraweit Guim, near Kyneton, last weekend. 

 12.49 PM 19 March, 2014

Point Cook house fire

Firefighters from Point Cook, Hoppers Crossing and the MFB were paged to a house fire at approximately 12.40pm yesterday afternoon.

 4.50 PM 17 March, 2014

Captain steps up

For Colleen Goodfellow, Truganina Captain and one of the women being profiled this week as part of our 'Celebrating CFA Women' series, joining the fire brigade at the age of 16 was a natural thing to do - it was in her blood.

 8.45 AM 4 March, 2014

Kyneton grassfire video

Kyneton brigade has posted a video showing a first-hand view of their efforts to control grassfires on 9 & 10 February.

 10.47 AM 17 February, 2014

Cindy - out of the ashes

This little lady was found by CFA firefighters last Thursday - she’s still a pouch baby but she was found on her own with badly burnt feet following the Mickleham fire.

 7.27 AM 17 February, 2014

Instruments lost at Bacchus

A little after 6pm on Friday evening (7th February), Triple Zero calltakers started receiving multiple calls for a reported house fire in Gisborne Road in Bacchus Marsh.

 2.56 PM 13 February, 2014