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District 2 News

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

Kangaroo Flat's Bill Bowery receives AFSM

After more than 70 years in CFA, Kangaroo Flat’s William “Bill” Bowery has certainly gained the respect of his peers. He joined the Kangaroo Flat Fire Brigade in 1945 and since that day has never looked back.

 8.58 AM 8 February, 2017

CFA burn camps: learning by doing

Planned burning reduces bushfire risk by increasing the likelihood of suppression and reducing radiant heat and ember impacts on assets.

 2.45 PM 3 February, 2017

Faces of CFA: Andrew Rouch

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.

 3.14 PM 1 February, 2017

‘Bill’ Bowery, a CFA legend

After more than 70 years in CFA, Kangaroo Flat’s William “Bill” Bowery has certainly gained the respect of his peers.

 10.14 AM 26 January, 2017

Helicopter critical at Riddells Creek grass fire

Fourteen fire trucks and a firefighting helicopter were needed to bring a 10-hectare grassfire under control at a rural property at McDonalds Lane near Riddells Creek on Monday evening.

 7.59 AM 18 January, 2017

Macedon goes automatic

Shortly after Ash Wednesday, the Macedon community rallied to raise funds for the town’s first brigade-owned vehicle. Not only was it brigade owned. It was brigade built.

 5.00 PM 17 January, 2017

Tractor sparks grassfire in Glenhope

UPDATE, Wednesday 11.15am: Three CFA trucks from Eppalock Group and Redesdale are still present at the incident.

 6.38 PM 3 January, 2017

Mt Macedon FB trains hard and plays harder

Training is a serious business at Mt Macedon Fire Brigade, but that doesn't mean it can't be just a little bit fun.

 9.06 AM 20 December, 2016

Fire in goat country

Just before 4pm this afternoon (17 December), Wildwood, Craigieburn and Clarkefield fire brigades were paged to a reported burn off out of control in the vicinity of Konagaderra Road in Clarkefield.

 10.47 PM 17 December, 2016

Virtual station at Elmore Field Days

The Elmore Machinery Field Days are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of the first week in October each year on a 1800-hectare site.

 4.57 PM 12 December, 2016

Vale Mary Marks

On July 26 2016, the North West Region Community Education Group lost one of its valued and very dedicated members Mary Marks.

 4.46 PM 12 December, 2016

Next of Kin/Emergency Contact details

Just a reminder to all members;

 4.39 PM 12 December, 2016