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District 2 News

Campbell's Creek FB keeping kids Fire Safe

Maryanne and Malcolm Murdoch from Campbells Creek Fire Brigade carried out Fire Safe lessons at Castlmaine South Kindergarten and, more recently, Campbells Creek Primary School during Fire Action Week.

 11.07 AM 8 December, 2014

Welcome to District 2 News

Today marks a unique milestone in District 2 with the launch of our very own news media portal District 2 News.

 10.49 AM 8 December, 2014

Busy afternoon for Kyneton, Redesdale

A grass fire at Kyneton was brought under control at 4pm this afternoon (Friday 5 December), with twelve CFA attending.

 4.34 PM 5 December, 2014

D2 FOV now online

Valued at over $300,000 the Field Operations Vehicle (FOV) based in Golden Square is now operational. An information sheet has been provided for all brigades.

 9.41 AM 5 December, 2014

Have your say on CFA's Volunteerism Strategy

All members and staff have the opportunity to shape CFA's strategy in regards to volunteerism. 

 2.50 PM 26 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

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

Second TFB declared in the Mallee

CFA Chief Officer Euan Ferguson has declared a total fire ban for tomorrow Saturday November 8 for the Mallee district.

 4.04 PM 7 November, 2014

CFA members to walk against family violence

As White Ribbon Day draws near, CFA members in North West Region are gearing up to take a stand to end violence against women.

 1.55 PM 4 November, 2014

Late for a wedding

A Maryborough couple heading to a family wedding in Melbourne recently had their travel plans thrown into chaos.

 9.21 AM 15 October, 2014

Wassing takes a stand against violence

CFA Assistant Chief Officer Mike Wassing says statistics about violence against women are shocking.

 8.58 AM 6 October, 2014

Norm's Huntly vision still humming

A new breathing apparatus facility at the Huntly Campus has been called after well-known CFA member Norm Bowen, but as Norm tells it, the training ground was a labour of love for the whole community.

 11.01 AM 2 October, 2014

Volunteer Training hots up at Huntly

Emergency services volunteers from across Central Victoria will now have better access to vital practical training thanks to an $835,242 upgrade of Huntly Training campus. 

 10.46 AM 2 October, 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

Oscar 1 shines at Mine Rescue comp

CFA’s Oscar 1 Emergency Response Brigade again successfully competed against the professional company mine rescue teams at the 22nd Victorian Mine Rescue Competition held in Bendigo 29-31 August. 

 11.55 AM 4 September, 2014

Women Firefighters Training Day

The Women Firefighters training day was inspired by attending the Celebrating CFA Women Luncheon held this year.

 12.24 PM 27 August, 2014

Stanley, Black & Decker supporting brigades

Three CFA volunteer brigades left reeling after recent burglaries have received a lift thanks to a generous donation from Stanley, Black & Decker.

 10.46 PM 26 August, 2014

The Inspirational Lady of Lady’s Pass

By Deb Salvagno & Sharon Moloney

 4.45 PM 24 August, 2014