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Bunnings Family Easter evening

On Thursday 17 March Bunnings Dandenong held its Family Easter evening in the car park.

 9.06 AM 18 March, 2016

Harmony Festival 2016

Springvale Neighbourhood House held its 2016 Harmony Festival in Harmony Square, Dandenong on Wednesday 16 March.

 2.38 PM 17 March, 2016

Cardinia Group thanks the community

On Saturday 9 April, brigades in the Cardinia Group are joining forces to thank the community. 

 8.04 PM 10 March, 2016

Car burns brightly in fire

A car was destroyed by fire in Keysborough last night.

 1.52 PM 25 February, 2016

Boats destroyed in Blairgowrie

Two boats have been destroyed and several damaged in a fire at Blairgowrie this afternoon.

 3.11 PM 20 February, 2016

Berwick house fire

A house was destroyed by fire in Berwick last night, 19 February.

 9.15 AM 20 February, 2016

Noble Park church fire

CFA crews were called to respond to an early morning church fire on Joy Parade in Noble Park.

 7.41 AM 17 February, 2016

Eastlink crane rollover

CFA crews are working to secure a crane which has overturned on Eastlink at Keysborough this morning. 

 8.44 AM 11 February, 2016

Smoke alarm saves Red Hill family

A working smoke alarm has helped a Red Hill couple escape their burning home at the weekend. 

 11.41 AM 8 February, 2016

Intense fire at Berwick gym

CFA crews responded to a fire at a gym in Enterprise Avenue in Berwick overnight.

 7.10 AM 3 February, 2016

Bushfires and horses

On Saturday 20 February, Upper Beaconsfield Fire Briagde, alongside the Upper Beaconsfield Pony Club, is holding an information session about horses and bushfires. from 

 6.00 PM 2 February, 2016

D8 brigades get into PAVS

Late last year, Upper Beaconsfield brigade hosted a Property Advice Visit Service training session with other local brigades in attendance.

 3.52 PM 1 February, 2016

Woman, dog rescued at Mt Eliza

CFA specialist rescue crews have helped free a woman and her dog from a cliff in Mount Eliza this morning (Tuesday). 

 10.47 AM 19 January, 2016

Crib Point fire destroys home

Firefighters have contained a large fire which burnt through 83ha of bushland and destroyed a house at Crib Point yesterday (Monday). 

 7.35 AM 19 January, 2016

Boy freed from vending machine

Firefighters have helped free a child whose arm became trapped in a toy vending machine at Pakenham this afternoon (11 January).

 1.33 PM 11 January, 2016

Fireys rescue man pinned by tractor

Firefighters have helped free an elderly man who became pinned under a tractor after an accident in Mt Martha this afternoon.

 2.44 PM 7 January, 2016

When life imitates training

When Carrum Downs turned out to a fire at a small factory last November, there was something eerily familiar about the whole thing. In fact, only three months earlier the brigade had turned out to an almost identical incident – but as part of a training exercise.

 11.21 AM 4 January, 2016

House destroyed in Lysterfield fire

A family home was destroyed by fire in Lysterfield last night (22 Dec).

 10.10 AM 23 December, 2015

Asylum seekers’ childhood dreams come true

From an early age, Noble Park volunteer firefighters Aida Pahang and husband Abbas Abdallahi wanted to help their community. 

 12.52 PM 14 December, 2015

No alarm at Noble Park fire

Firefighters have helped save a Noble Park house from being destroyed after a garage fire spread to the home’s roof early this morning. 

 3.08 PM 26 November, 2015