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District 10 News

Celebrating new stations and long service

The Glengarry East, Cowwarr and Valencia Creek communities came together on Sunday 21 September 2014 to pay tribute to members of their towns' fire brigades and to officially open their new fire stations. 

 11.21 AM 24 September, 2014

Heyfield brigade Juniors' weekend away

Heyfield brigade Juniors went to Melbourne 13 and 14 September 2014.

 9.35 AM 24 September, 2014

Chief meets CFA members about new district

Chief Officer Euan Ferguson has met CFA members in the Latrobe Valley to discuss the new CFA ‘District 27’ which will cover the area of Latrobe City Council.

 12.44 PM 23 September, 2014

Stratford Fire Brigade out in the community

Stratford Fire Brigade devoted time to present a fire safety session to the students of Cobains, Bundalaguah and Airly Primary Schools on Thursday 18 September. 

 11.40 AM 22 September, 2014

New $5m fire station for Morwell

Deputy Premier and Leader of The Nationals Peter Ryan today announced the Victorian Coalition Government would invest $5 million to build a new CFA station in Morwell.

 11.12 AM 12 September, 2014

Home fire safety to the wider community

Staff and volunteers from Morwell Fire Station have been delivering a series of home fire safety presentations to members of Gippsland's multicultural community.

 2.37 PM 29 August, 2014

Magnificent Maffra

The main street of Maffra came alive on a beautiful winter’s day to celebrate the 100 years of service provided by the Maffra Fire Brigade.

 12.01 PM 18 August, 2014

National Emergency Medals

Sunday the 20th July, four Brigades from West Gippsland Group attended a special ceremony to receive a National Emergency Medal. The Brigades included Drouin West, Longwarry & District, Neerim South & Warragul. 

 9.56 PM 31 July, 2014

Mum and baby escape Boolarra blaze

UPDATE FRI 12pm: Firefighters have determined the fire was caused by a burning log which fell out of a wood combustion heater when the door was opened. *****

 12.49 PM 24 July, 2014

Gipps bushfire community conference

Living with bushfire is a reality in Gippsland and the resilience of the community relies on shared lessons and an understanding of how fire behaves, as well as its impact on the environment.

 5.54 PM 21 July, 2014

76 years a firefighter

Like most volunteers, Duncan Holman doesn’t think his time as a firefighter was anything too flash. He just wanted to help people in their time of need.

 3.48 PM 21 July, 2014

Trevor’s 40-year career

Wangaratta Brigade’s Chairman of 40 years recently stood down – but Trevor Poulter’s selfless contribution to his beloved Brigade will not be forgotten anytime soon.

 4.02 PM 17 July, 2014

Maryvale paper plant fire

Around 30 CFA firefighters have battled a fire at the Maryvale paper mill early yesterday evening (Monday 1 July).

 12.46 PM 2 July, 2014

Fire Safe Kids hits Baw Baw Shire

Schools in the Baw Baw Shire have been treated to several Fire Safe Kids sessions.

 5.35 PM 26 June, 2014

Hands on fun with Stratford brigade

Students at St Patrick’s Primary School were treated to a visit from the local Stratford fire brigade last Friday 6 June, to learn about home fire safety through CFA’s Fire Safe Kids program.

 5.29 PM 12 June, 2014

New career firefighters start today

CFA’s 21 new career firefighters have arrived on station today, joining the ranks of more than 685 already protecting lives and property at fire stations across Victoria and supporting CFA’s 55,000 volunteers.

 3.48 PM 10 June, 2014

Drouin West member receives OAM

Also receiving an Order of Australia (OAM) in the Queen’s Birthday honours was new Drouin West Fire Brigade member Ruth McGowan.

 3.47 PM 10 June, 2014

Golden Beach brigade-owned tanker

Golden Beach Fire Brigade has commissioned a new $212,000 brigade-owned tanker.

 11.52 AM 5 June, 2014

Hazelwood mine inquiry briefing

A briefing session about the Hazelwood Mine Inquiry is now available online for CFA members, ahead of the public hearings which begin Monday 26 May.

 10.30 AM 22 May, 2014

Battling fires at work and home

***Pat Quinn, Morwell Mine Earthworks Superintendent, and CFA volunteer is being profiled as part of a special series focusing on volunteers to celebrate National Volunteer Week May 12-18.

 11.12 AM 15 May, 2014