CFA

  • Bikers boost tanker total

    CATCHING up for weekend rides has been a good little money earner for the Camperdown and District Motorcycle Club with the wider community set to reap the benefits.

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  • First attack vehicle on trial

    A SPECIALIST vehicle designed to help the CFA fight blazes in the alpine regions of Victoria is currently being trialled at the Cobrico and Elingamite peat fires.

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  • The rebuild begins

    AFTER being forced to flee across their paddocks during last Saturday night’s fire storm, the Sadler family were counting their blessings.

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  • Flames of destruction

    FIRE investigators are continuing to assess the cause of three separate fires which saw 18 houses burnt to the ground, 48 sheds destroyed and 11,100 hectares of land wiped out over the weekend.

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  • Pirron Yallock fire suspicious

    INVESTIGATIONS are set to continue into a fire that burnt out three hectares of land at Pirron Yallock on Wednesday after Colac’s Crime Investigation Unit confirmed the blaze was being treated as ‘suspicious’.

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  • Firebug suspected

    POLICE have warned a fire-bug could be operating in Skipton after an unoccupied house was completely destroyed in a fire on Monday afternoon.

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  • Mounting rescues on the slopes

    ABOUT 80 emergency services personnel put their skills to the test on Sunday as part of a group training day held at the Mount Leura reserve.

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  • Emergency services on show

    TWENTY two local CFA brigades are joining forces for a community open day in Camperdown this weekend with loads of activities planned.

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  • Gnotuk burn-off gets away

    A STRETCH of scrubby grassland was burnt on the upper slope of Lake Gnotuk on Wednesday after a private burn-off crept out of control.

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