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News posts from Peter Tripp

Construction phase begins for Edithvale brigade

Last week the Deputy Premier and Minister for Emergency Services, Hon James Merlino, took to a sledge hammer to physically start the demolition of the current Fire Station and neighbouring house to start the construction phase of the new Edithvale Fire Station.

12.15 PM 18 April, 2017

Edithvale CFA hits Barcelona

Edithvale Brigade member Vince Kinna has just competed in the Extreme Barcelona ISA World Championship 2016 (scootering) representing Australia.

2.42 PM 20 June, 2016

Cat saved but house severely damaged

Edithvale Brigade, supported by two MFB appliances, were called to reports of smoke issuing from a house in Aspendale Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival firefighters found that a fire was well established in the roof space of the weatherboard home.

2.07 PM 13 March, 2015

Recalled fridge sparks fire

A family of four have had a lucky escape after a faulty fridge that had been recalled due to safety concerns started a fire in their home in the early hours of the morning.

11.31 AM 13 March, 2015

Commitment to build new station at Edithvale

The Minister for Emergency Services, Hon. Jane Garrett MP, visited Edithvale Fire Brigade on Tuesday 10 March to receive a personal briefing on the progress towards realising the government's commitment of $2.5 million for a new fire station for the brigade

10.45 PM 11 March, 2015

Valentine's Day blaze

For the second Saturday afternoon in a row, Edithvale volunteers, supported by Patterson River staff, were called to a fire at opposite ends of the same street in Aspendale Gardens.

4.00 PM 15 February, 2015

Race car destroyed by fire

Responding to a call for a structure fire, Edithvale volunteers were confronted with a car fire totally involved inside a garage in Aspendale Gardens at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon.

10.40 PM 7 February, 2015

Close shave with train

A motorist had a lucky escape when his car was side-swiped by a city-bound train during yesterday afternoon's (5 December) peak period.

9.18 PM 5 December, 2013

Scout visit interrupted by fire

A visit by the local Edithvale First Scouts Group was interrupted when brigade members, preparing for the visit, had to respond to a fire in a two-storey beachfront property.

3.04 PM 16 August, 2013

Different line of attack

Limited access called for a different line of attack for a garage fire in Aspendale Gardens on Thursday morning. 

9.35 PM 15 August, 2013