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Inaugural CFA Cup on Anzac Day

The Anzac Day Wallan versus Romsey football matches have long been a local institution.

 2.33 PM 28 April, 2014

Jesse the hero dog

Jesse the Maltese Terrier is being hailed a hero for waking his owner after the smoke alarm in her house went off while she was in a deep sleep.

 1.31 PM 11 April, 2014

Eaglehawk Landfill fire

Firefighters from Eaglehawk and Bendigo brigades were initially paged to an undefined fire at Eaglehawk Landfill around 8.50pm on Sunday 9 March 2014.

 11.13 AM 4 April, 2014

Brigades shine at Craigieburn

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

 9.25 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. 

 1.49 PM 19 March, 2014

Taking on the Gisborne fire

“Water! We’re out of water,” yells crew leader Anne Perkins on the Newstead brigade tanker's two-way radio. 

 9.21 AM 19 March, 2014

New CFA SES facility for Marong

Victorian Government media releaseThe opening of a new CFA fire station and SES building unit in Marong will boost emergency response capabilities in the City of Greater Bendigo.

 12.28 PM 16 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.

 11.47 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.

 8.27 AM 17 February, 2014

All clear in the Mallee

The final all clear has been issued this week for the Mallee fires that started nearly a month ago.

 11.35 AM 14 February, 2014

Media finds cool friends for firies

When Kyneton CFA Brigade went to the community for help via its Facebook page the response was immediate.

 2.56 PM 13 February, 2014

Malmsbury local heroes

A feature article in todays Bendigo Advertiser tells the story of two Malmsbury CFA volunteers.

 11.38 AM 8 February, 2014

Redesdale fire video

Apex Imagery has posted footage of the Redesdale fire showing aircraft and crews at work.

 8.11 AM 6 February, 2014

Vols Linga longer at air base

Huntly Fire Brigade members celebrated the green (Department of Environment and Primary Industries) and the gold (CFA) alongside Parks Victoria and pilots at Linga air base on Australia Day.

 2.31 PM 31 January, 2014

Captain on Ouyen emergency

For the first time in living memory, fire threatened to come in to Ouyen on the night on Friday 17 January.

 12.45 PM 31 January, 2014

Captain on Yaapeet fireground

With fire activity close to home since Tuesday 14 January, the days and nights are starting to blur together for Yaapeet Captain Troy Fisher.

 11.50 AM 30 January, 2014

Westbury scrub fire

On 16 January, Trafalgar pumper was returning from a fire call in Moe when it transferred a message to Vic Fire stating there was a column of smoke issuing from the vicinity of O'Brien's Rd/Old Sale Rd in Westbury.

 11.50 PM 18 January, 2014

Fire stretches resources at Sunbury

Just before 3pm yesterday (14th January), multiple Triple Zero calls were received for a reported grass and scrub fire in the Mitchells Lane and Moore Road area in Sunbury.

 10.24 PM 15 January, 2014

Lyal fire video

Footage of aircraft, ground crews, and dozers working on the fire at Myrtle Creek / Lyal yesterday afternoon has been posted on YouTube.

 11.21 AM 7 January, 2014

Crews control Lyal fire

More than 150 CFA and DEPI firefighters and 4 aircraft have controlled two fires which threatened properties at Myrtle Creek and Lyal around 3pm on Monday.

 9.44 AM 7 January, 2014