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District 27 News

Moe business goes up in flames

A mechanic business on Narracan Drive in Moe was destroyed by fire overnight (26 July), despite CFA crews fighting the blaze for more than two hours.

 12.45 PM 26 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

Junior firefighters experience hot fire training

On Sunday 5 June, Traralgon junior firefighters, with the help of career staff and volunteers, set off to train at VEMTC West Sale.

 1.37 PM 6 June, 2016

Fire at Traralgon doctors' consulting suites

Update 7.10PM Examination of the scene has determined the fire occurred in a building housing specialist doctors suites, not a pathology practice as originally reported.

 4.39 PM 26 May, 2016

Excavator used in delicate Yallourn rescue

A man has been rescued from a three metre deep hole near Yallourn, in a slow and arduous process involving CFA, SES and Ambulance Victoria personnel.

 8.47 PM 25 May, 2016

Small fire in Hazelwood coal bunker

Update 6:30pm: Firefighters have brought the coal bunker fire under control.

 7.34 PM 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.

 2.16 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.

 2.22 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. 

 11.55 AM 6 April, 2016

VESEP Grant Program opens

In recognition of the significant contribution made by emergency services volunteers the Minister for Emergency Services Ms Jane Garrett MLA has opened the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program 2016/17 today.

 2.56 PM 31 March, 2016

The grass is greener at Traralgon brigade

After a childhood mesmerised by the stories of his firefighting grandfathers, Jarrod Allan was destined for a career with CFA.

 11.48 AM 15 March, 2016

Small town brigade making big waves with PAVS

The Property Advice Visit Service (PAVS) has delivered some unexpected outcomes for the Wairewa Fire Brigade and positive benefits for the community in South East Region.

 10.59 AM 16 February, 2016

Saw mill fire

CFA crews are responding to a fire at a saw mill in Hazelwood North.

 2.33 PM 17 November, 2015

SE brigades prepped for property advice visits

More than 130 volunteers from 30 brigades across CFA's South East Region are now ready to deliver fire safety advice to communities under the Property Advice Visit Service.

 1.46 PM 11 November, 2015

Four die on Victorian waterways

The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association is concerned by the increase in boating-related fatalities after the official boating season. We have had four fatalities in Victorian waters since the Queen's Birthday long weekend.

 12.07 AM 1 July, 2015

Steven Barling AFSM

CFA volunteer Steven Barling is one of those rare individuals who is as handy with an operational strategy as he is a fire hose – and has been honoured this Queen's Birthday for a remarkable contribution over nearly 30 years.

 5.48 PM 8 June, 2015

Man rescued from burning home

A Traralgon man is lucky to be alive after firefighters carried him from his burning home overnight.

 2.33 PM 26 May, 2015

Fire bites the dust at Morwell sawmill

Crews in CFA’s District 27 are attending a fire in a sawmill in Hazelwood North, Morwell, which started at 9am this morning (14 May) and has spread to a sawdust collection hopper.

 1.45 PM 14 May, 2015

The Great Egg Drop Challenge

Traralgon Junior Fire Brigade took on The Great Egg Drop Challenge (GEDC) for Thursday night training. Working in pairs, the Juniors made a craft to save their egg from a drop of 10 metres.

 2.28 PM 1 May, 2015