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Little River grassfire burns 10 hectares

For the second time in 2 days. CFA crews have battled a grassfire at Little River.

 2.03 PM 2 December, 2014

Grass fire at Little River

Four CFA tankers have responded to a grass fire near Little River which started at 10am and burnt through four hectares of grassland.

 9.56 AM 1 December, 2014

Brigade management team workshops

In October, members of the Wallington brigade participated in a brigade management team workshop called “Communicating Effectively”.

 1.46 PM 13 November, 2014

Torquay grassfire

CFA crews are fighting a grassfire in a paddock near Ballyliffen Crescent in Torquay.

 12.59 PM 31 October, 2014

New Assistant Chief for Victoria’s South West

CFA firefighters in Victoria’s South West will now be led by newly-appointed Assistant Chief Officer (ACO) Bob Barry.

 11.15 AM 22 October, 2014

Coast Guard hoses down harbour

Sunday morning saw an extensive combined exercise at Queenscliff Boat Harbour. 

 8.57 PM 21 October, 2014

House fire at Norlane

Crews from Corio and Geelong city attended a house fire in Norlane shortly after 11pm last night (Monday 20 October).

 7.53 AM 21 October, 2014

Ocean Grove staffed 24/7

Ocean Grove Fire Brigade has transitioned from a day staffing to a 24-hour staffing model, with 12 additional career firefighters coming on board to boost support to volunteer firefighters.

 2.08 PM 17 October, 2014

Dog stuck in ground pipe

Firefighters helped to save a dog stuck in a ground pipe in Winchelsea today.

 1.50 PM 17 October, 2014

Little River bulk water tanker

Brigade incentive for additional water to support firefighting this year, but needs your help.

 2.20 PM 13 October, 2014

Busy afternoon for Geelong crews

Firefighters have battled two house fires in quick succession in Geelong's north this afternoon (Thursday 9 October).

 2.32 PM 9 October, 2014

Youth Advance adventure at Ocean Grove

Year 8 students from Bellarine Secondary College Ocean Grove Campus ventured out of school to Ocean Grove brigade as part of the Youth Advance school-based program.

 2.21 PM 9 October, 2014

Mighty Les

Les Trotter of Anakie brigade has been presented with a 70-year service medal at the recent Anakie Brigade presentations, making him one of the longest-serving members in the State

 9.08 AM 8 October, 2014

House fire at Newcomb

CFA remains on scene at a fatal house fire at Newcomb.

 3.30 PM 30 September, 2014

Busy Sunday for fire services

It was an early taste of the fire season as CFA and DEPI were kept busy attending to various bush and grass and scrub fires yesterday.

 12.12 PM 29 September, 2014

Fire at Corio school

CFA was called to a fire in a disused school building at Corio overnight (20/09).

 3.34 PM 21 September, 2014

Upgrade to south west training facility

Emergency services volunteers from across South West Victoria will now have better access to vital practical training thanks to an $837,928 upgrade of Penhurst Training campus. 

 2.02 PM 21 September, 2014

Fallen drums block Midland Hwy

Drums containing an industrial cleaning product have disrupted traffic on the Midland Highway at Meredith after falling from a vehicle and spilling onto the side of the road.

 1.38 PM 12 September, 2014

Bucket loads of support for MND research

Ocean Grove CFA has joined the likes of Bill Gates, Justin Timberlake and Oprah in getting behind the latest social media challenge in support of Motor Neurone Disease research.

 3.02 PM 21 August, 2014

Corio A shift go mental

Not many people want to talk about mental health. For some reason if we talk about it, it’s like there's something wrong with us.

 1.19 PM 11 August, 2014