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District 10 News

ACO assists in house fire

CFA Assistant Chief Officer South East Region Trevor Owen is not one to shy away from the line of duty, jumping in to help out with a house fire in his region yesterday (21 September) afternoon. 

 2.10 PM 22 September, 2016

The Official Blood Challenge results are in!

The Red Cross Blood Service has released the official State and National Results. CFA has taken out all the 2016 Victorian awards.

 8.24 AM 20 September, 2016

Nominate a CFA volunteer in Young Achiever Awards

CFA members can recognise our leaders of the future by nominating a volunteer in the Victorian Young Achiever Awards.

 10.42 AM 15 September, 2016

Wonthaggi community safety on the airwaves

Wonthaggi members have been using the reach of community radio for the past two years to put out safety messages to their community.

 3.11 PM 12 September, 2016

Truck destroyed, highway closed

CFA firefighters responded to a fire which engulfed a semi-trailer and forced the closure of the Princes Highway at Stratford last night (6 September).

 10.31 AM 7 September, 2016

Getting the truck out in Omeo Group

Locals describe Swifts Creek as “below the gap” at the foot of the Great Divide while Omeo 26 kilometres away is “above the gap” on the Great Divide.

 3.10 PM 5 September, 2016

ESO blood challenge closes for 2016

The 2016 Emergency Services Blood Challenge, conducted from 1 June to 31 August, has now closed with a record number of donations made across the emergency services sector. 

 11.24 AM 2 September, 2016

Yarram woman rescues mum from house fire

A woman dragged her mother from their burning home on James St in Yarram this morning, as CFA crews rushed to the scene. 

 12.14 PM 30 August, 2016

Final weeks - Emergency Services Blood Challange

The 2016 ESO Blood Challenge finishes on Wednesday 31 August 2016. VicPol is still in front 509 v 489, so we need at least 20 to 40 more donations!

 3.15 PM 5 August, 2016

Red25: engaging the community to donate blood

It's no secret that every year emergency services personnel compete for bragging rights in the Australian Red Cross’ Red25 blood challenge.

 3.54 PM 25 July, 2016

NAIDOC Week celebration in District 11

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 1.28 PM 12 July, 2016

South East Check Maps and competition

Brigades in the south-east are being encouraged to make sure their spatial vision maps are correct and fit for CFA use before the books are printed in April 2017.

 1.48 PM 4 July, 2016

Demonstrating volunteer values in East Gippsland

Routine inspections, stopping fuel leaks, taking care of their family and fitting in their ‘day job’ as a carpenter proves all in a day’s work for these CFA volunteers.

 2.19 PM 29 June, 2016

CFA visits Woodside Primary School

Thursday 9 June saw approximately 41 students from Woodside Primary School participate in a CFA home fire safety session at the school.

 3.42 PM 14 June, 2016

District 11 contributes to blood challenge

CFA Staff from D11 booked a bed in the Red Cross Blood Service Mobile unit and contributed to the Challenge Tally! 

 10.22 AM 10 June, 2016

Longwarry and District brigade market boosts funds

What began 20 years ago as a Longwarry and District Fire Brigade car boot sale that raised $350, has expanded to a monthly market that has enabled the brigade to buy catering trailers and support vehicles and fund half their satellite station in Labertouche.

 10.12 AM 31 May, 2016

Devon North’s tough Black Saturday recovery

While Devon North brigade and CFA life member Peter Nye says that bad weather generally moves into the area from the north west temperate rainforest of the Tarra Bulga National Park and through pine plantations, on Black Saturday fire brands rained down all around as the Delburn Complex came to town.

 10.55 AM 23 May, 2016

Thank you to our CFA families

In recognition of National Volunteer Week, the Brigade Support Team has collected 21 wonderful stories from families and communities in each CFA District.

 1.16 PM 4 May, 2016

Cooler conditions prompt chimney warning

CFA is urging residents to keep themselves fire safe as the cooler weather kicks in by checking and maintaining their fireplaces, chimneys, fireboxes and flues.

 1.22 PM 12 April, 2016

Save the date: State Forum

The CFA-SES Community Safety and Hazard Awareness State Forum will be heading down the Surf Coast this year, with Mantra Lorne hosting the forum on the weekend of 6-7 August. 

 10.55 AM 6 April, 2016