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News posts from Blair Dellemijn

D14 ex-Captains and 1st Lieutenants Dinner

On 2 October, District 14 hosted a Recognition and Appreciation dinner for past Captains and 1st Lieutenants from Integrated Brigades (IBs).

10.12 AM 17 October, 2017

Caroline Springs house fire

Just after 9.30pm on Thursday night (29th December), Caroline Springs Fire Brigade, along with MFB crews from St Albans and Taylors Lakes, responded to a reported house fire in Caroline Springs.

3.03 PM 3 January, 2017

Truganina Fire Brigade celebrates 2016

On Monday 19 December, Truganina Fire Brigade celebrated 2016 with a dinner and awards evening.

1.10 PM 28 December, 2016

Fire in goat country

Just before 4pm this afternoon (17 December), Wildwood, Craigieburn and Clarkefield fire brigades were paged to a reported burn off out of control in the vicinity of Konagaderra Road in Clarkefield.

10.47 PM 17 December, 2016

Bacchus Marsh FB creates buffer for town

Brigades from Bacchus Marsh, Myrniong and Coimadai took part in a strategic hazard reduction burn today on the outskirts of Bacchus Marsh.

7.27 PM 11 December, 2016

Sunbury House Fire

At five o'clock tonight (24th April), Sunbury, Diggers Rest and Riddells Creek Fire Brigades were paged to a reported house fire in the heart of Sunbury.

11.54 PM 24 April, 2016

2016 Bendigo Easter Torchlight

As part of the annual Bendigo Easter Festival, brigades from in and around the Bendigo area took part in a torchlight on Saturday night (26 March).

9.16 PM 27 March, 2016

2016 Craigieburn Torchlight

Brigades from accross Hume Group and wider District 14, 2, and 12, came together once again for Craigieburn Fire Brigade's Annual Torchlight.

11.16 PM 28 February, 2016

Bacchus Marsh Brigade celebrates Australia Day

Australia Day celebrations commenced early for members of Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade this Australia Day.

5.56 PM 26 January, 2016

Roadside burning at Toolern Vale

Roadside hazard reduction burning is a critical task for a number of brigades around the state. And Toolern Vale is no exception.

9.45 PM 29 October, 2015

Smoke on the water

Ballarat and Sebastopol Fire Brigades, in consultation with Ballarat City Council, recently undertook a hazard reduction burn at the picturesque Lake Esmond in Canadian, a locality of Ballarat.

8.59 PM 29 October, 2015

Fire at Bacchus Marsh school

Just before 8pm last night (24th of September), Bacchus Marsh and Myrniong Brigades were paged to a reported Smoke in a Gym at the local Grammar School.

2.56 PM 25 September, 2015

Diamond Creek stops for torchlight

The weather gods put on a fantastic night for the people of Diamond Creek and surrounds on Saturday night for the Annual Diamond Creek Rotary Town Fair Torchlight Parade.

11.54 AM 14 September, 2015

New training initiative in Mt. Cottrell

Mount Cottrell Group recently undertook a new initiative, planning an urban group exercise.

5.39 PM 4 August, 2015

House gutted in suspicious fire

Police are investigating a suspicious fire in Ballarat that occurred on Saturday night.

4.02 PM 4 August, 2015

House razed in Melton South

Just after 8.30pm last night (9 June), Melton Fire Brigade was paged to a reported house fire. The address was familiar to some of the responding crews, as they had only been there a month earlier for another fire.

6.20 PM 10 June, 2015

Darley garage fire

A warm, quiet night in Bacchus Marsh on Thursday, was brought to a halt when Bacchus Marsh and Coimadai Fire Brigade pagers beeped into life just after 9:30pm, with a reported garage fire in Darley.

12.33 AM 14 February, 2015

Truganina works to keep towns safe

Truganina Fire Brigade recently hosted Wyndham Vale and Point Cook Brigades to a recent hazard reduction roadside burn in Shanahans Road, Mt Cottrell.

1.57 PM 8 February, 2015

Werribee Celebrates 100 years with torches

This year marks 100 years of the formation of the Werribee Fire Brigade.

8.57 PM 2 February, 2015

Large rubbish pile alight at Sunbury

Yesterday, just after 3pm (24th November), Sunbury Fire Brigade were paged to assist the EPA in dousing a burnoff in Deverall Road in Sunbury. This was deemed to not be an emergency, so a Code-3 response was sufficient.

9.06 PM 25 November, 2014
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