Gisborne CFA has attended many house fires over the years that it has been around, and one of the most reassuring things that we experience is going into a building with the smoke alarms making a racket, and all the people usually in the house on the grass outside, waiting for us. One of the […]
Last Wednesday Members of the Gisborne Fire Brigade visited the Good Start Early Learning Centre in New Gisborne. Lieutenant Bevan Moody, who Manages Community Engagement for the Brigade, said that visiting schools and Kindergartens is an integral part of CFA’s service to the community. “We visit schools and kindergartens […]
Come along to your local Fire Ready meeting at Gisborne CFA to find out the must-have information for this fire season. Every season is different so even if you’ve attended a meeting before, it’s important to attend this one. We live in an area with a high fire risk, and preparation is the key to […]
The Fire Danger Period in the Macedon Ranges is now in force. This means you cannot light a fire in the open air unless you have a permit or comply with certain requirements. If you don’t obtain a permit, you could be breaking the law and may be prosecuted. CFA in conjunction with Victoria Police […]
(L-R) Fire fighters Rex Pilgrim, Jason Gruevski, & Mark CarterIt is a known fact that a smoke alarm can save lives simply by giving your family early warning of fire. However a smoke alarm with a flat battery is just as bad as no smoke alarm at all. House fires are more common in the […]
Fire restrictions in the Macedon Ranges are now in force. The fire danger period means that burning off is not permitted without a permit. More information is available on the CFA website.
Authorities have announced a tough stand against people burning off in the Fire Danger Period.