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District 2 News

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

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