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The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 3 April 2017:

 9.44 AM 28 March, 2017

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Rupanyup is alive with artwork at the moment, with new murals honouring volunteer firefighters popping up across the town.

 1.30 PM 7 April, 2017

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CFA West Region hosted the third inter-agency Candling Community of Practice Workshop on Friday 12 and Sat 13 May at the Adekate Lodge at Dean near Creswick.

 3.50 PM 22 May, 2017

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A vegetation management and planned burning professional development day for CFA West Region operational staff was held recently in Ballarat.

 12.58 PM 20 June, 2017

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CFA volunteer Jo Ussing is set to make history on 1 July, becoming the first ever female Group Officer in CFA’s West Region and the only current female to hold this role in Victoria.  

 2.41 PM 30 June, 2017

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On the weekend of 16-17 June District 17 hosted its first ever burn camp.

 4.15 PM 6 July, 2017

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If you haven’t already, grab a pen and mark 6-8 August in your calendar, as CFA is heading to Sheepvention and it’s an event you will not want to miss.

 4.54 PM 19 July, 2017

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Terry Miller has spent the majority of his life serving his community, as a member of the Yanac Fire Brigade and his work with the Lowan Group.

 3.03 PM 11 August, 2017