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District 11 News

Walking the talk on mine fires

By bus train or foot, Peter Bullen isn’t stopping at public transport to help to keep the community informed about the Hazelwood open cut mine fire.

 6.33 PM 10 March, 2014

Mine fire update - 10 March

Fire: The Hazelwood open cut mine fire is controlled after 29 days of extensive firefighting, Fire Services Commissioner Craig Lapsley said today.

 2.10 PM 10 March, 2014

LISTEN: Mine fire community forum

Gold 1242 and TR FM broadcast an hour long community forum special including updates from CFA Gippsland Regional Director Mark Potter and other agency representatives.

 1.21 PM 6 March, 2014

East Gippsland Fire Update 6/3/14

Community Information Newsletter # 22 Far East Gippsland Fires

 1.05 PM 6 March, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin update 6/3/14

This will be the final newsletter covering the fires being focused on by the Bairnsdale Incident Control Centre. This newsletter will be reinstated if required.

 11.34 AM 6 March, 2014

Hazelwood open cut mine fire 5/3/14

Fire services have extra crews, trucks and firefighting aircraft in place for increased winds today that could see extra fire activity in the Hazelwood open cut mine fire.

 11.57 AM 5 March, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin update 3/3/14

Community Information Newsletter # 6 Timbarra – Gil Groggin Fire East Gippsland Fire Danger Rating: High

 9.49 AM 4 March, 2014

Mine fire update 3/3/14

Good weather overnight has allowed fire crews to make steady progress at Hazelwood, ahead of difficult conditions tomorrow.

 3.39 PM 3 March, 2014

Mine fire update - 2/3/14

Fire crews have made significant progress overnight on the Hazelwood open cut fire in the last 24 hours with infra-red line scans showing reduction in active fire in the batters.

 10.45 AM 3 March, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin Update 28/2/14

Community Information Newsletter # 5 Timbarra – Gil Groggin FireWest and South Gippsland Fire Danger Rating: Low-Moderate

 12.15 PM 28 February, 2014

Orbost Newsletter update 28/2/14

Community Information Newsletter #20Far East Gippsland Fires

 12.04 PM 28 February, 2014

Mine fire update - 27/2/14

Community Liaison Officers visited childcare centres in Morwell yesterday, and today will be targeting those in Traralgon, along with schools and pre-schools in both towns.

 10.43 AM 27 February, 2014

Mine fire update 26/2/14

Yesterday’s hot, windy weather conditions created further challenges for firefighters at the Hazelwood open cut mine when an ember from the fire ignited a grassfire between the mine and the power station.

 1.40 PM 26 February, 2014

East Gippsland fire update 25/2/14

Everyone should stay aware of their local weather conditions and have a bushfire survival plan ready. Existing fires are still being controlled and conditions could change quickly.

 8.52 AM 26 February, 2014

Hazelwood mine fires - update 25/2

Gippsland rail commuters leaving their families at home were kept updated with the latest fire developments as they headed for the city today. 

 4.30 PM 25 February, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin fire update

Community Information Newsletter Timbarra – Gil Groggin

 11.50 AM 25 February, 2014

East Gippsland Shire Newsletter

East Gippsland ShireBushfire Recovery Newsletter No

 10.21 AM 25 February, 2014

ST 0981 in Gelantipy.

ST 0981 was added to the long list of teams working on the east Gippsland fires in February of this year, the District 9 team of heavy and medium tankers were tasked to work north of Buchan supporting DEPI crews in a burn to the West of the Snowy River

 5.52 PM 21 February, 2014

Orbost Community Newsletter 21/2/14

Fire activity has increased in and around the township of Goongerah and Martins Creek over the last couple of days, causing the community to be put on high alert.

 1.17 PM 21 February, 2014

Gippsland fire update 20/2/14

Some good rainfall across Gippsland yesterday has assisted fire agencies to contain some of the bushfires burning in our region.

 4.41 PM 20 February, 2014