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District 10 News

Ride for MND in memory of fellow firey

More than 100 Gippsland locals jumped on their bikes to raise some $7500 for foundation Motor Neurone Disease Victoria last month.

 1.45 PM 11 November, 2016

District 10 kicks goals with major exercise

District 10 held its inaugural major exercise - Exercise Flynn - at the HVP Plantations, Flynns Creek near Rosedale, on Sunday 23rd October. 

 2.03 PM 28 October, 2016

Munro FB ecological burn-off

Munro Fire Brigade with help from Avon and Riverslea groups conducted a 30-hectare ecological burn-off earlier this month.

 10.42 AM 27 October, 2016

Fun can lead to grassfires

Out-of-town property owners should take care when driving vehicles, including ‘paddock bombs’ around uncleared tracks or paddocks.

 11.34 AM 25 October, 2016

District 27 pre-summer exercise

On 16 October, the District 27 team conducted their annual pre-summer exercise.

 2.03 PM 21 October, 2016

CFA supports ride for MND

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade is calling for Gippsland locals to jump on their bike to help find a cure for motor neurone disease (MND), in memory of a fellow firefighter.

 9.56 AM 10 October, 2016

Loch Sport volunteers donate towards 'dream'

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade recently donated $2000 towards helping a local teenager with cerebral palsy fulfil a dream.

 8.14 AM 4 October, 2016

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. 

 3.10 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.

 9.24 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.

 11.42 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.

 4.11 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).

 11.31 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.

 4.10 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. 

 12.24 PM 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. 

 1.14 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!

 4.15 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.

 4.54 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.

 2.28 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.

 2.48 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.

 3.19 PM 29 June, 2016