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Cliff rescue at Portland

A 16 year old boy trapped half way down a 50 metre high cliff at Portland is being rescued by specialist CFA and SES personnel.

 5.16 PM 20 November, 2012

Bahgallah Training Day 28/10/12

On Sunday the 28th of October 2012, approximately 15 people attended a Pre-fire season training session at the Bahgallah Station, 10km SW of Casterton.

 12.06 PM 29 October, 2012

Sandford station opening

On Sunday 21 October 2012, approximately 80 CFA volunteers, family members, members of the community and VIPs attended the opening of the Sandford Fire Station.

 10.25 PM 24 October, 2012

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Koroit Fire Brigade has received a thermal imaging camera (TIC) thanks to funding from Moyne Shire Council and Koroit Lions Club.

 10.30 AM 7 April, 2017

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Over several fire seasons, District 4 in the Glenelg Shire has relied on sourcing equipment from other districts to extinguish local peat and non-structure fires, which required extensive hose lays, deployment of sprinkler systems and/or water injection into heavy burning fuels. 

 10.33 AM 13 April, 2017

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The fire risk to the township of Nelson, in the state’s far South West, has been significantly reduced thanks to a multi-agency planned burn on private land.

 10.12 PM 3 May, 2017

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Residents around the Cape Bridgewater area might see smoke in the air this evening due to a large grass and scrub fire at a Plantation in Cape Bridgewater today (29 October).

 6.01 PM 29 October, 2017

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On Sunday 22 October Digby Fire Brigade held its CFA Open Day, inviting members of the brigade and local community to the station for a barbecue, social get-together and to discuss preparations for the upcoming fire season.

 11.00 AM 14 November, 2017

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On the eve of Marriage Amendment (Definition and Religious Freedoms) Bill 2017, members fom Portland Fire Brigade attened the LGBTI Equality Regional Roadshow held at the Glenelg Shire offices.

 7.20 PM 10 December, 2017