On Tuesday 28th April, Morgan’s Supa IGA Gisborne, continued their significant support for the CFA when Store Manager Daniel Muscat presented the Gisborne Fire Brigade with a donation of $2,221.54 as part of IGA’s state-wide Community Chest program. Regional and smaller communities rely on this type of support to help provide a range of services […]
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 […]
Peter Harry, 2nd Lt, husband and father was laid to rest in Gisborne today. From the Firefighters Service: “We remember him as we knew him, serving in our ranks, answering many calls, leaving comfort, security and safety to render service to all. Now he has answered his last call, and claims the promise of Jesus […]
CFA fire fighters from the Macedon Ranges are on standby to assist in flood ravaged NE Victoria.Emergency crews are at Nathalia where 400 homes are at risk if levees are breached. Water levels have peaked but are expected to remain high for several days. Group duty officer Peter Harry says following a phone conference Friday, […]
Heavy rain caused havoc across the state on Monday with several local houses and a Kindergarten reporting flooding. CFA were called to assist SES deal with numerous calls following the torrential rain, dropping more than 100mm on Gisborne. More than a month’s rainfall fell in a day as a storm front moved across the state, […]
A small grass and scrub fire in Bullengarook on Sunday- a day of Total Fire Ban, had fire fighters on their toes.
A 3 brigade response to the fire in Mulchahy’s Rd quickly bought the fire under control, however fire fighters on scene said it was only the quick response that saved the day.
High fuel loads and long grass have increased the risk of fast running grass fires, CFA has warned.
A fierce grass fire at Diggers Rest on Sunday burnt over 3 hectares before being halted.