Tag Archives: CFA

Fire Action Week 2020

Message from Harriet Shing MP Victorians are being urged to prepare for the upcoming summer fire season with Fire Action Week. Fire and rescue agencies have started their preparations under a COVIDSafe plan this year to ensure burns and fuel … Continue reading

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Knox Community responds generously to bushfire tragedy

The bushfire crisis across Victoria and around the country has dominated headlines this summer. In this time of great tragedy, we have seen the very best of the Knox community. Knox Council has been inundated with messages from residents looking … Continue reading

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Bushfire Information 2020

It is important that residents source consistent information to ensure there’s no confusion, especially in relation to such crucial issues as bushfire. Residents who are eager to have localised, specific information and warnings regarding their local area (both within and … Continue reading

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Happy 75th Birthday – Ferntree Gully CFA

On 14 July 2017, Ferntree Gully Volunteer CFA Fire Brigade celebrated seven and a half decades of unbroken voluntary service to our community and the State of Victoria. The gala dinner at the Knox Civic Centre was the highlight of … Continue reading

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CFA: Volunteering since 1926

A Captain’s Call in a proud tradition Captain Seamus Smith reflects on the history of Ferntree Gully CFA, and some of the current challenges faced. When our member Graham Crichton asked me to write an article for the Ferntree Gully News, … Continue reading

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Storytime at the Ferntree Gully Fire Station

On Friday morning, 19 June, Ferntree Gully Fire Brigade in conjunction with the Ferntree Gully Eastern Regional Library, held their fourth ‘Fun Story Time’ at the Ferntree Gully Fire Station. There were loads of activities for the children including stories … Continue reading

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