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Mortlake fish and chip shop fire

Investigators will return to the scene of an overnight fire at a Mortlake fish and chip and bakery shop.

 12.21 AM 27 October, 2012

Fire restrictions announced 2012/13

CFA has declared that the Fire Danger Period (FDP) will commence from 1am on 1 November for the following municipalities: Colac Otway Shire Council, Corangamite Shire Council.

 8.03 AM 26 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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Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) and CFA crews have again carried out crucial fuel reduction work together at a planned burn on the outskirts of Lorne.

 1.41 PM 5 May, 2017

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Recently members of the Darlington Fire Brigade came together to present service awards to many of their members, with a whopping 690 years of combined service.   

 12.38 PM 24 July, 2017

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Update 10.07pm: The incident was called under control at 10pm (22 August).

 10.37 PM 22 August, 2017

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A 77-year-old Colac firefighter’s family still worries every time his pager goes off despite his 60 years of firefighting experience.

 9.34 AM 29 August, 2017

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Dot McGee was a treasured volunteer in District 6. Her passion, dedication and community spirit was consuming and it inspired all who met her

 4.58 PM 11 September, 2017