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District 9 News

CFA goes back to Cubs

Last week over 3700 cub scouts aged from 8-11 years old travelled from across Victoria to Gillwell Park in Gembrook for a four-night camp.

 1.09 PM 9 October, 2017

District 8 2017 Interfaith Tour

Building on the success of the Inaugural Tour in October 2016, the Community Safety Team again organised a tour of local places of worship within the District 8 area with the theme being, Many Faiths, One People.

 10.49 AM 22 September, 2017

New Operations Manager for District 9

Simon Bloink is District 9’s new Operations Manager.

 3.56 PM 11 July, 2017

Group training day interrupted by real house fire

Four brigades in the Baw Baw Group of Fire Brigades were attending a specialist training course when they were called out to a house fire in Drouin West on Sunday morning, 28 May.

 12.35 PM 30 May, 2017

Allan’s ride spreads awareness and hope

An exhausted, inspired and very humbled Allan Rankin has recently returned from a 9 day bike ride, all the in the name of cancer research. (See previous story here)

 12.40 PM 4 April, 2017

CFA members rescue puppy from house fire

Quick thinking CFA members have come to the rescue of a puppy while attending a house fire in Leongatha on Saturday, March 18.

 4.43 PM 23 March, 2017

Profile: Captain Paula Grosveld, Golden Beach

Golden Beach Captain Paula Grosveld described her leadership style as “walking to the side, not to the front. But if I need to, I step it up.

 3.07 PM 8 March, 2017

Bushfire prevention partnership still delivering

A proactive bushfire prevention partnership developed between CFA and Gippsland Community Correctional Services - Community Work Program continues to deliver results across the community.

 12.13 PM 21 February, 2017

OM takes on the Tour de Cure

If there's one thing CFA members excel in other than fighting fires, it’s pulling together to help the community and Allan Rankin is about to demonstrate this perfectly.

 10.07 AM 3 February, 2017

Silo heats up in Trafalgar

Update 4pm: CFA with the assistance of other agencies continue to decant a silo, moving the seed-product to a tank on specialised truck.

 10.33 AM 3 January, 2017

Volunteers helping volunteers

A partnership of volunteers supporting volunteers in the south-east is keeping five fire stations and their trucks spick-and-span.

 9.14 AM 21 December, 2016

FCVs and trucks as fire restriction billboards

This is a very simple and inexpensive way to get our fire restriction message out to our communities - use our FCVs and trucks as mobile billboards.

 3.19 PM 17 December, 2016

Drouin West holds CFA Open Day with local market

Any brigade holding an open day hopes to attract large crowds, but sometimes this can be difficult especially in the busy pre-Christmas period.

 11.33 PM 12 December, 2016

Community conference receives fire awareness award

The Living with Bushfire Community Conference has been recognised for its outstanding achievements in fire service partnerships in this year’s Fire Awareness Awards.

 11.12 AM 9 December, 2016

Captain mentoring celebrated in District 8

District 8 recently held a program dinner to celebrate the second successful year of the Captains Peer Mentoring Program.

 11.40 AM 23 November, 2016

Narre Warren East gets planning for 2017

Narre Warren East Fire Brigade is aiming to raise much needed funds with their 2017 Volunteer Community Calendar.

 2.57 PM 18 November, 2016

Tarra Group Officer Wight talks risk

From the Gippsland coast to the Strzeleckis with Yarram as the employment centre; from communities of sea changers and retirees to the summer influx of holiday makers, the Tarra Group area is one of contrasts. 

 8.31 AM 18 November, 2016

Captain Anthony Schultz makes a splash

Earlier in October Willowgrove Captain Anthony Schultz travelled to the Sunshine Coast to compete in the 2016 Australasian Police and Emergency Services Games. 

 10.09 AM 2 November, 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

Drouin/Bunyip recruiting more running members

The Drouin/Bunyip Fire Brigade Running Team is getting set for another competition season. 

 9.36 PM 9 October, 2016