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Tuesday, 17 April 2012
It has been a very busy 48 hours for the Melton Fire Brigade, with a number of major structure fires occurring within their area.
Location:
District 14, District 15
Categories:
Incidents - Structure
Tuesday, 17 April 2012
James Newton of Ballarat, husband and father of three young children, returned to Beaufort in early April to thank the local firefighters who saved his life back in December.
Location:
District 15, District 16, District 17
Categories:
Incidents - Vehicle / Rescue / Hazmat
Friday, 13 April 2012
Just after 10pm last night (12th April), several 000 calls were made from concerned residents in Grey Street in Darley, after they spotted smoke and flames issuing from an old brick factory.
Location:
District 14, District 15
Categories:
Incidents - Structure
Monday, 26 March 2012
The historic Kingston Fire Brigade yesterday celebrated a centenary of incorporation and service to the local community.
Location:
District 15
Categories:
Events / Fundraising / Offers
Wednesday, 14 March 2012
A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared in the South West District for Thursday 15 March.
Location:
District 4, District 5, District 6, District 7, District 15, District 16
Categories:
Operational Information, Other
Tuesday, 06 March 2012
Communities from the Shires of Ararat, Hindmarsh, Horsham, Pyrenees, West Wimmera and Yarriambiack are invited to review and comment on their town’s draft Municipal Fire Management Plans and Township Protection Plans at community consultation sessions being held throughout March and April.
Location:
District 15, District 16, District 17
Categories:
Community Safety
Friday, 24 February 2012
CFA and DSE crews will remain on scene overnight patrolling a grass fire which burnt into forest near Blampied, north of Ballarat.
Location:
District 15
Categories:
Incidents - Wildfire
Tuesday, 21 February 2012
By Sarah Long and Daniel Brkic.Bacchus Marsh Fire Brigade crews were kept busy last Wednesday morning (15th Feb), with two incidents. The first being a motor vehicle accident in Griffith Street, Bacchus Marsh, with one person trapped, and the second a structure fire that kept them busy for most of the morning in Darley.
Location:
District 7, District 14, District 15
Categories:
Incidents - Structure
Thursday, 16 February 2012
Old fire hoses donated to the Werribee Open Range Zoo are a hit with the dancing gorillas.
Location:
District 14, District 15
Categories:
Partnerships, People
Sunday, 05 February 2012
The Centenary year for Bacchus Marsh Urban Fire Brigade was capped off recently with the presentation and award for Community Event of the Year at the Moorabool  Shire’s Australia Day Awards Ceremony on Thursday 26 January 2012, in Ballan.
Location:
District 15
Categories:
Honours & Awards