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ANZAC Day 2014
Each year the Gisborne Fire Brigade has the honour and opportunity to march alongside veteran Diggers for the ANZAC service held at the War Memorial in Howey Reserve, Gisborne. “As a brigade we are very privileged to have an invitation extended to us each year to march alongside our nations … Continue reading
Good Friday 2014
Lieutenant Mark Carter of the Gisborne Fire Brigade would like to thank the Gisborne community for raising a whopping $11018.90 for the Royal Childrens Hospital Good Friday appeal. Firefighters along with family members and Scouts hit the streets of Gisborne early this morning with the assistance of Gisbus to raise … Continue reading
Building for the future
Now that everything has settled down from the fire that has burnt approximately 2500 hectares from the Calder Fwy through to Riddells Creek. The local fire crews will continue to patrol the perimeter of the burnt area to ensure it is safe. We would like to take this opportunity to … Continue reading
Register your burn-off. Register all burn-offs on 1800 668 511 to avoid brigade attendance.
Before Burning Off
Burning off grass, stubble, weeds, undergrowth or other vegetation is generally permitted outside the Fire Danger Period.
Macedon Ranges Shire Council has local laws on burn-offs that apply year-round. Please check the councils website for more information, or contact the council directly.
Fires in your home
CFA attends more than 2,000 house fires every year. Learn how to keep your home safe this winter.
A state wide map and list of incidents are available here. It's important to not just have one source of information, and to listen to your local emergency services broadcaster (ABC 774 has the most reliable reception in Gisborne). if you are at all unsure if you can stay or go, GO.