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District 27 News

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

Bravery under fire: Private William Barling

Fascinated by the bravery shown every day, the extreme and difficult conditions faced by our soldiers, and the scale of the effort required, Churchill Captain Steven Barling relates what he knows of his grandfather’s experiences during the First World War.

 3.40 PM 15 April, 2015

New CFA district goes live

CFA’s first new district since 1962 became operationally active today (Wednesday 1 April), with Bill Johnstone taking on the District 27 Operations Manager role in an official capacity.      

 1.47 PM 1 April, 2015

$5.5 million fire safety boost for Latrobe Valley

**State Government media release** The Andrews Labor Government has invested $5.5 million to create a new CFA fire district in Morwell, boosting firefighting capacity and making the Latrobe Valley safer.

 1.44 PM 1 April, 2015

District 27 goes live

CFA’s first new district since 1962 became operationally active today (Wednesday April 1), with Bill Johnstone taking on the District 27 Operations Manager role in an official capacity.      

 1.31 PM 1 April, 2015

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Lance King is CFA volunteer life member with over 40 years’ service. He joined CFA in 1977 after previously being a junior member and his passion for serving the community has grown ever since.

 5.36 PM 9 June, 2017

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On the evening of Wednesday June 28th, 2017, we ran a “Men’s HealthNight” at District 27 HQ in Morwell. 

 4.46 PM 4 July, 2017

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On Sunday 10 September, Glenmaggie Fire Brigade opened its doors to host more than 30 Heyfield RSL members and their families for the annual get-together. 

 10.37 AM 22 September, 2017

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CFA have been working closely with community members, Forrest Fire Management, Parks Victoria, Latrobe City Council and Federation University Australia to develop and deliver the Community Bushfire Connection program within the Latrobe Valley in November 2017.

 1.27 PM 19 October, 2017

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Early this morning (20 October) CFA battled a large structure fire at second hand warehouse, Junk n Dishoarderly in Traralgon. Firefighters were called to the scene at McMahon Street at 5am.

 11.41 AM 20 October, 2017