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News posts from Martha Johnson

Fire Safe Kids hits Baw Baw Shire

Schools in the Baw Baw Shire have been treated to several Fire Safe Kids sessions.

5.35 PM 26 June, 2014

Maintain your chimney campaign

Wednesday’s icy temperature didn’t stop the team from CFA and Baw Baw Shire from promoting fireplace and chimney safety to the local community, following a spate of chimney fires in the area.

2.39 PM 26 June, 2014

Hands on fun with Stratford brigade

Students at St Patrick’s Primary School were treated to a visit from the local Stratford fire brigade last Friday 6 June, to learn about home fire safety through CFA’s Fire Safe Kids program.

5.29 PM 12 June, 2014

Window of opportunity to burn

Loch Sport Caravan Park became the site for approx. 4.5ha fuel reduction burn conducted by CFA and DEPI crews from Loch Sport, Stradbroke, Longford & Golden Beach.

2.36 PM 29 April, 2014

Farm World Fun

Now in its 52nd year, Farm World is upon us yet again. The CFA Community Education Team is participating in the event that is expected to attract 50 000 people from all over Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania across the four days.

11.35 AM 28 March, 2014

Staceys Bridge Community Meet

A get together dinner for the Jack River community provided a chance for residents to talk with neighbours, catch up after the fire and speak with all agencies involved.

2.17 PM 24 March, 2014

Latrobe Community Update 17/3/14

The latest community update for residents living in the Latrobe Valley has been released. This is the 11th community newsletter published since the beginning of the Hazelwood mine fire.

2.13 PM 17 March, 2014

Stratford Streets

Stratford Brigade do their bit to prepare their community

9.41 AM 12 March, 2014

Latrobe Community Update 12/3/14

The Hazelwood open cut mine fire is controlled, which means the complete perimeter of the fire is secured and no breakaway is expected.

9.05 AM 12 March, 2014

Far East Gippsland Fire 11/3/14

All fires in far East Gippsland are now contained, almost two months after lightning strikes caused numerous fires in the region.

11.37 AM 11 March, 2014

East Gippsland Fire Update 6/3/14

Community Information Newsletter # 22 Far East Gippsland Fires

1.05 PM 6 March, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin update 6/3/14

This will be the final newsletter covering the fires being focused on by the Bairnsdale Incident Control Centre. This newsletter will be reinstated if required.

11.34 AM 6 March, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin update 3/3/14

Community Information Newsletter # 6 Timbarra – Gil Groggin Fire East Gippsland Fire Danger Rating: High

9.49 AM 4 March, 2014

Latrobe Community Update 28/2/14

Community Information Newsletter #7Latrobe Valley Open Cut Mine Fire

1.21 PM 28 February, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin Update 28/2/14

Community Information Newsletter # 5 Timbarra – Gil Groggin FireWest and South Gippsland Fire Danger Rating: Low-Moderate

12.15 PM 28 February, 2014

Orbost Newsletter update 28/2/14

Community Information Newsletter #20Far East Gippsland Fires

12.04 PM 28 February, 2014

East Gippsland fire update 25/2/14

Everyone should stay aware of their local weather conditions and have a bushfire survival plan ready. Existing fires are still being controlled and conditions could change quickly.

8.52 AM 26 February, 2014

Timbarra-Gil Groggin fire update

Community Information Newsletter Timbarra – Gil Groggin

11.50 AM 25 February, 2014

East Gippsland Shire Newsletter

East Gippsland ShireBushfire Recovery Newsletter No

10.21 AM 25 February, 2014

Gippsland fire update 20/2/14

Some good rainfall across Gippsland yesterday has assisted fire agencies to contain some of the bushfires burning in our region.

4.41 PM 20 February, 2014
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