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District 2 News

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

District 2 profile - Acting OO Hugh Kelly

Acting Operations Officer – City of Greater Bendigo Council Catchment and SeniorStation Officer – Bendigo Fire Station.

 4.37 PM 12 December, 2016

Community Education Tip of the Month - Dec 2016

If you travel in bush or grassland areas during summer you should always carry a woollen blanket and plenty of water to drink.

 4.22 PM 12 December, 2016

Newstead Open Day

Someone at Newstead Fire Brigade must have high connections as the gods certainly turned on some great weather for the brigade’s Open Day held last Sunday 27th November 2016.

 4.01 PM 12 December, 2016

Shane to the rescue

You’d think Shane Scoble was just a mild-mannered Group Officer from Strathloddon Group, but he’s a whole lot more. He’s a bona fide hero!

 3.57 PM 12 December, 2016

CFA Sunday at Maiden Gully

CFASunday at Maiden Gully got underway with a cooked breakfast for members thatbecame a free sausage sizzle for residents as the morning progressed.

 3.15 PM 12 December, 2016

Districts go orange for violence prevention

Staff recently participated in the 2016 Victoria Against Violence (VAV) campaign by hosting an ‘orange morning tea’ at the Swan Hill, Kerang and Bendigo offices.

 11.04 AM 12 December, 2016

White Ribbon Day: Bendigo

White Ribbon Day in Bendigo this year saw staff and volunteers from state, North West Region and District 2 come together to join over 400 people in the annual White Ribbon day event 'Bendigo Walks'.

 2.45 PM 9 December, 2016

Family safe, house destroyed in Knowsley

A working smoke alarm has alerted a family of four in Knowlsey to a house fire in the early hours of this morning (9 December).

 1.54 PM 9 December, 2016

500 years of service at Marong

On Saturday 26 November 2016, Marong Fire Brigade (District 2) celebrated a huge milestone. The Brigade was recognised for over 500 years of combined service to CFA with various awards being presented to members.

 11.46 AM 5 December, 2016

Fire restrictions continue

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 5 December 2016:

 10.49 AM 30 November, 2016

Groups: a long and winding road

Christopher Simmins from Newstead Fire Brigade looks at the history of CFA's Group system.

 9.14 PM 28 November, 2016

Southern Mallee Group Officer Afford talks risk

Group Officer Doug Afford spoke to Brigade magazine in late October from the top of a hill looking across the undulating cropping country and “a heck of a lot of growth” in his group area. 

 10.43 AM 14 November, 2016

Truck fire in Elmore

CFA firefighters responded to a truck fire in Elmore this morning, 10 November.

 11.39 AM 10 November, 2016

Smoke and rainbows

In October, 42 excited students from Goornong Primary School walked across the road to the Goornong Rural Fire station for a fire safety session.  

 4.05 PM 7 November, 2016

Huntly Fire Brigade’s anniversary celebrations

Huntly Fire Brigade celebrated the opening of its new fire station in the 70th anniversary year of the brigade.

 3.58 PM 7 November, 2016

Carisbrook floods

January 14 2011 is etched in Carisbrook history because over 250 homes were flooded and most of the township was evacuated. It was an event that many said we would never see again in our lifetime. 

 3.50 PM 7 November, 2016

Campbells Creek Awards Night

The Campbells Creek Bowling Club hosted the Annual Campbells Creek Awards Night and Dinner on Friday October 14.

 3.39 PM 7 November, 2016