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Bittern aces section 29

At Bittern Fire Brigade's bi-annual dinner on Saturday 13 August, District 8 Operations Manager Mark Kennedy presented Captain Andrew Brown with a certificate acknowledging the outstanding achievement by the brigade in achieving 100 per cent compliance during their annual Section 29 inspection.

4.20 PM 25 August, 2016

First medium pumpers off production lines

The first batch of next generation medium pumpers is one step closer to getting on the road, with four of the 12 new pumpers handed over to district mechanical workshops.

3.46 PM 25 August, 2016

Upwey lights up

Upwey Fire Station is now a lot brighter thanks to a successful grant application with the Summer Fire Safety Local Initiatives Program 2015-16.

3.03 PM 25 August, 2016

Statement regarding political visits

Individual brigades are free to invite local MP’s, including those from the Opposition, to functions and other events. Official events such as station openings and truck handovers are traditionally the preserve of the Government of the day.

2.42 PM 25 August, 2016

Truck and trailer saved in hay fire

CFA crews saved a truck and trailer from a load of hay that had caught fire in Nagambie today.

5.13 PM 24 August, 2016

Hot rod destroyed in shed fire

A hot rod was among items destroyed in a shed fire in Narre Warren North overnight (24 August).

4.22 PM 24 August, 2016

Lights, camera, action

On Tuesday 23 August a crew from Network Ten filmed a segment about the science of fire at VEMTC Bangholme Campus for an upcoming episode of Scope.

4.10 PM 24 August, 2016

Mildura firefighters run 563km to Melbourne

Ten CFA firefighters will join 10 MFB colleagues to run from Mildura to Melbourne in memory of well-respected Senior Station Officer Damien Burke.

2.01 PM 24 August, 2016

Life saved in Noble Park

CFA firefighters saved the life of a woman last Wednesday night in what Incident Controller Josh Redfern (Dandenong Fire Brigade) described as a “tough rescue”. 

10.33 AM 23 August, 2016

Firefighter's stair climb in memory of mum

Everyone knows climbing long flights of stairs is challenging, and it’s so much tougher when you throw structural turnout gear and breathing apparatus into the mix.

8.59 AM 23 August, 2016
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