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Apollo Bay brigade seeks volunteer visitors

If you are you planning a holiday or regularly visit Apollo Bay and you're interested in volunteering, then the Apollo Bay Fire Brigade wants to hear from you!

 3.25 PM 25 August, 2014

Wye River shed fire

The cause of a shed fire in Wye River will be investigated today.

 9.38 AM 12 August, 2014

Keith Ross calls it a day

This Friday, 18 July marks the end of a chapter in life for Keith Ross, and the beginning of a new and exciting one.

 12.30 PM 16 July, 2014

Dunoon Road burn at Wye River

A planned burn was conducted on Friday 14 March on private property at Dunoon Road Wye River.

 9.11 AM 27 June, 2014

Weerite's diamond anniversary

Weerite brigade celebrated its diamond anniversary in style with a 4x4 crew cab tanker handover and the presentation of numerous CFA service awards.

 9.24 AM 10 June, 2014

Cape Otway Burn Training Camp 2014

Cape Otway Burn Training Camp Number Three

 2.52 PM 9 June, 2014

Bob's 52 years as Noorat secretary

A few things have changed in local firefighting since Bob Knight took on the role of secretary of Noorat Fire Brigade in June 1962.

 9.29 AM 5 June, 2014

Ammonia leak at Cobden

UPDATE 4/6: The hazardous ammonia leak at Fonterra in Cobden is safe. An All-Clear Advice message was issued for the incident yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 3 June) at 5.55pm.

 5.13 PM 3 June, 2014

Hamilton Highway roadside burn

Lismore Group completed the annual roadside burning along the Hamilton Highway for the 2013-14 season reports Vegetation Management Officer Ian Morrison.

 8.53 AM 3 May, 2014

New station for Irrewillipe

On a lovely sunny day, CFA members and the community of Irrewillipe celebrated the official opening of their new fire station.

 1.28 PM 7 April, 2014

New build for Warrnambool

Victorian Premier, Dr Denis Napthine, turned the first sod early this morning at the recently acquired site for a new fire station at Warrnambool.

 11.32 AM 14 February, 2014

Cressy's Light Tanker handover

On a nice Sunday afternoon,  Cressy Fire Brigade celebrated the official hand over of their Light Tanker with brigade members.

 9.42 AM 16 December, 2013

Beeac Ultra Light handover

On a nice Sunday morning,  Beeac Fire Brigade celebrated the official handover of their Ultra-Light Tanker with brigade members.

 9.37 AM 16 December, 2013

Barwon South West medals

Like most members who served during the summer of 2009, Julie Winzar felt that she was just doing her job.

 10.05 AM 20 November, 2013

Cobden Group recruiting success

Cobden Group brigades are optimistic they have likely recruited 10 new members during a recent Cobden Fire Station open day.

 10.44 AM 21 October, 2013

Duverney has a new station

On a typical winter’s day, Duverney brigade celebrated the opening of their new station with the community on Sunday 18 August 2013.

 11.47 AM 19 August, 2013

Community engagement in Gellibrand

Story by Sharon LinkeLast week, in the foothills of the Otways National Park, Corangamite Group volunteers and community representatives met with CFA, DEPI, and shire representatives to discuss community engagement.

 9.35 AM 16 August, 2013

Week of house fires timely reminder

A weatherboard house in Terang, about 20 kilometres west of Camperdown, was destroyed by fire today.

 4.13 PM 2 August, 2013

Apollo Bay rope rescue training

All-volunteer Apollo Bay Brigade was already on the schedule for steep angle rescue training.

 1.49 PM 18 June, 2013

Cobden member right on track

Cobden member Colin Silcock-Delaney had a tough start in life. He grew up in orphanages and spent his teenage years in a boys’ home with 300 others until a job was found for him at age 15.

 10.30 AM 18 June, 2013