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Firies on the front line

With New South Wales currently battling devastating bushfires, our local firefighters have answered the call for help and headed north to do their bit. Crews...

Rebuilding Rockbank CFA

One man is making it his mission to ensure the Rockbank CFA grows with the suburb. Andrew Ingram has been a member of the Eynesbury...

Next level effort for mental health

Three local firefighters are stepping up in the fight for better mental health. Eynesbury CFA members Scott Mulheran, his 19-year-old son Ben, and Nick Charlton,...

Charity, fires keep CFA busy

Community goodwill was on full display during last week’s Good Friday Appeal, with thousands of dollars raised by Country Fire Authority volunteers. Despite answering more...

Man dies in Burnside house fire

A man has died in a Burnside house fire on Saturday. The 37-year-old, who lived at the Strickland Crescent house, died at the scene. CFA and...

The rock of the brigade

Derek Ramsay has been sole responder for the Rockbank fire brigade for nearly four years. The self-employed draftsman has been turning out to jobs with...

Bus catches fire on freeway

Fifteen people were evacuated from a bus after it caught fire on the freeway last Saturday. The bus was Melbourne-bound on the Western Freeway when...

Kyneton CFA calls for more volunteers

Kyneton CFA brigade members are calling for more people to join them helping to keep the community safe. The brigade is looking for men and...

Thieves loot Parwan fire station

Thieves stole thousands of dollars worth of equipment from the Parwan fire station, leaving the brigade unable to attend the recent bushfires in Victoria’s...

Mystery drives brigade fundraiser

There will be an element of mystery behind the Diggers Rest Fire Brigade’s upcoming fundraiser. Ticket sales have started for the brigade’s inaugural Great Ball...

Mount Cottrell fire battled

Firefighters fought a large grass and scrub fire in Mount Cottrell last week. Crews were called to the incident at Dohertys Road on Wednesday, November...

Melton fire danger plea

Melton residents are being urged to prepare for the coming fire season before the summer heat kicks in. The council is calling on residents to...

House fire under investigation

A fire that gutted an abandoned Melton West house last week is being treated as suspicious. Firefighters were called to the Harkness Road property at...

Police investigate Melton house fire

Police are investigating a suspicious fire that gutted an abandoned home in Melton’s west last night. Firefighters were called to the Harkness Road property at...

Triple-0 taxi ride shock

  Ambulance Victoria has come under fire after a Bacchus Marsh woman called triple-0 for an ambulance and was sent a taxi. The 29-year-old woman called...

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Georgies out

Caroline Springs George Cross’ Australia Cup campaign came to an end on Wednesday night. The team was aiming to win through to the national stage...

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