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Thanks to the Diggers Rest Fire Brigade for the nomination. Gisborne CFA members and their families dug deep into their own pockets and raised $315 for research into Motor Neuron Disease. The Gisborne Fire Brigade nominate Loddon Mallee Acting Regional Commander Mark Gilmore, <- accepted! District 2 Acting Operations Manager … Continue reading
Gisborne Fire Brigade Annual Dinner 2014
Members, family and friends of the Gisborne Fire Brigade enjoyed their annual dinner and awards night Saturday 26th July hosted by the Gisborne Golf Club. After a long and busy fire season members allowed themselves to let their hair down and enjoy the night with a “Christmas In July” theme … Continue reading
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
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.