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District 2 News

Up in smoke

Rick had just finished putting away the grubby brushes and rags, just as he had done the previous day, then closed the old shed doors.

 12.41 PM 22 March, 2017

Arms Out for Alya blood challenge

MFB LFF Kylie Evans (who appeared in a grassfire advertisement and an Australian Survivor contestant) has issued a challenge to all MFB and CFA staff and volunteers to donate blood between 1 February and 30 April 2017.

 11.31 AM 14 March, 2017

Comunity education tip March 2017

Fires are unpredictable and plans can fail. Having a back-up plan that identifies your shelter or last resort options may save your life if you are caught in a fire.

 10.28 AM 9 March, 2017

Working together to get the job done

Strathloddon and Glenlyon groups have been working together for the past 12 months to develop a greater rapport in order to create safer communities.

 9.40 AM 9 March, 2017

D2 Celebrating Volunteer Week Working Group

District 2 is seeking five enthusiastic volunteers to lead our National Volunteer Week celebrations.

 9.36 AM 9 March, 2017

McIvor Community Awards 2017 - Heathcote FB

In 2000 the Heathcote Rural & Heathcote Urban Brigade amalgamated, forming the present Heathcote Brigade

 9.29 AM 9 March, 2017

A new face for District 2

Name: Tim Wells (and son of well-known Axe Creek & volunteer driving instructor John Wells) Position:  Acting Operations Officer How long have you been with the CFA?   27 years What do you enjoy most about being part of the CFA?   The people and the teamwork What is your favourite movie?   Burn After Reading Where did you go on you last holiday?   Istanbul to Paris by bicycle! Who do you follow in the AFL/NRL?   Hawthorn… but I seem to be one of the only people within CFA that doesn’t really follow the footy What’s one of the items on your Bucket List?   Visit Ningaloo Reef, West Australia

 3.07 PM 6 March, 2017

Celebrate, take action and #BeBold

A ‘Be Bold Breakfast’ hosted by CFA, in celebration of International Women’s Day, will be held this year in Cohuna, with a free breakfast kindly cooked by the Cohuna Men’s Shed.

 2.33 PM 27 February, 2017

Trentham FB thanks Lyonville community

Thank you to the Lyonville community.

 10.03 AM 26 February, 2017

Maiden Gully’s Towards 2025 Project

In 2015, Maiden Gully Fire Brigade reviewed the infrastructure needed to adequately support its community into the future.

 10.22 AM 17 February, 2017

Fire chaser

Last night at Malmsbury Fire Brigade training, we were joined by members from surrounding brigades including Kyneton, Taradale, Benloch and Kyneton Group to glimpse the future of firefighting.

 5.57 PM 13 February, 2017

Rock till you drop at Lyonville Fireman's Ball

      EVENT CLOSED   TONIGHT 25/02/2017 Let the good times roll at the Trentham CFA Lyonville Fire Truck Fund-Raiser

 12.02 PM 12 February, 2017

Harcourt captain receives a local Australia Award

We all know that Mount Alexander catchment is full of great brigade members doing marvellous things, but now some of them have the awards to prove it.

 11.17 AM 8 February, 2017

Bendigo & District Fire Brigades Championship

The City of Greater Bendigo and Bendigo & District Fire Brigades Championship Committee invites all permanent volunteer firefighters, CFA personnel and families in Bendigo and outer districts to join them and visiting firefighters and their families at Bull Street, following the torchlight parade on Saturday 11 March 2017.

 11.09 AM 8 February, 2017

Christmas celebrations at District 2

On 16 December 16 District 2 celebrated Christmas in style with a delicious lunch hosted by the District Support Team.

 10.58 AM 8 February, 2017

Huntly Fire Station's native garden

Huntly Fire Brigade, in partnership with Bendigo Northern District Community Enterprise and the local Landcare group, has created a fire resistant garden at the front of the new fire station.

 10.52 AM 8 February, 2017

Faces of CFA: Heidi Warren

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

 10.52 AM 8 February, 2017

Community safety tip of the month

My CFA is your place for fire safety information, community meetings and neighbourhood safer places in your area.

 9.51 AM 8 February, 2017

Chinese delegation visits Gisborne Fire Station

Gisborne Brigade Captain Sam Strang recently welcomed a delegation from the Chinese Central Government, here to study how emergency management is undertaken in Australia at local, state and national levels.

 9.38 AM 8 February, 2017

Charlie the macaw

It wasn't a cat up a tree but a chatty exotic parrot that Bendigo Fire Brigade was called upon to save on Friday 30 December.

 9.21 AM 8 February, 2017