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District 9 News

W.G. Group Structural Exercise

Sunday 26th May saw ten brigades take part in a structural based training exercise with five different check points.

 10.51 AM 16 June, 2013

Boy suffers burns in house fire

A 4 year old boy has been taken to hospital suffering burns after a house fire at Inverloch this afternoon (Tuesday, 11 June).

 9.39 PM 11 June, 2013

Drouin West honours Higgs family

Sunday 5 May 2013 saw the Higgs family honoured in front of around 80 guests with the naming of the brigade's meeting and training room. 

 3.21 PM 18 May, 2013

CFA family in every sense

To celebrate National Volunteer Week (13-19 May), CFA is saying “thanks a million” to its volunteers, families and employers for everything they do. This week we will feature a series of profile stories to highlight the great work and diversity of our volunteer members.

 3.50 PM 16 May, 2013

GippsAero supports volunteers

To celebrate National Volunteer Week (13-19 May), CFA is saying “thanks a million” to its volunteers, families and employers for everything they do. This week we will feature a series of profile stories to highlight the great work and diversity of our volunteer members.

 9.17 AM 14 May, 2013

Drouin FB Medal Presentation

Eight members of Drouin brigade received National Medals at a presentation dinner on Saturday 4 May. 

 6.17 PM 9 May, 2013

Fire experts come to you

Jeeralang Junction, Moe South and Crossover residents can receive expert fire safety advice without stepping past their front gate, courtesy of a CFA service designed to provide tailored advice on-site.

 11.22 AM 6 May, 2013

Moe motorists mayhem

At 6:57pm on Monday 8 April 2013, Moe and Newborough brigades responded to a reported MVA on the Princes Freeway Moe.

 5.48 PM 9 April, 2013

Darnum grass & scrub fire

Just before 11:00am on Sunday morning (24th March) Trafalgar & Yarragon brigades were responded to investigate a burnoff on Little Moe River Road Darnum.

 5.47 PM 24 March, 2013

Cattle truck roll over & rescue

On Tuesday 19 March Loch rescue supported by the Kongwak Brigade responded to a cattle truck rollover with the driver trapped.

 8.52 AM 21 March, 2013

8 Brave Captains

On Friday 15 March, Stratford Fire Station played host to a fundraiser for Shave for a Cure.

 3.34 PM 18 March, 2013

Moe Schools Superstar

On Saturday the 16th of March 2013, Moe Schools Superstar Family Fun Day was held again for the second year since it was started in 2012 by the Moe Traders Association, this year the event was moved to the new location of Moe Racing Club.

 11.16 AM 17 March, 2013

Traralgon West specialists

Story supplied by Raelene Billingsley, 1st Lt, Traralgon West fire brigade recalls the efforts of the brigade to support the airbase in Traralgon.

 9.25 PM 15 March, 2013

Off like Flynn

A small grassfire creates smoke hazard for trains and cars

 9.04 PM 15 March, 2013

Loch Brigade attends 'high rise'

On Friday 1 March at 0829 the Loch Brigade received a fire call for a factory fire, McDonalds Track, Nyora.

 10.17 AM 2 March, 2013

Nightshift at Coalville

The Coalville (Rosatos Rd) fire started early on a warm Saturday afternoon (23rd Feb) in a small valley east of Thorpdale.

 1.52 PM 1 March, 2013

Luxury cruise recognises dedication

Five CFA members and a partner or friend have been rewarded for their dedication during this year’s fire season with a luxury cruise aboard the Queen Mary 2.

 3.23 PM 28 February, 2013

Gippsland fire update 20 Feb

An update on the fire situation in Gippsland as of Wednesday, 20 February.

 1.17 PM 20 February, 2013

Hotham Heights Village photos

This afternoon, air crews were able to capture some images of the fire at Hotham Heights Village. 

 4.54 PM 9 February, 2013

Coongulla captain says…

Coongulla Captain Geoff Lynch has taken advantage of a relatively benign day to re-supply the two 45,000 litre concrete water tanks stationed beside bush roads as close as possible to the DSE/CFA interface.

 5.55 PM 8 February, 2013