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BUSY WITH BURN OFFS

The Woodend CFA, like most fire brigades in the Macedon Ranges, has been busy with burn offs out-of-control in the last few weeks. Whilst we encourage as many people as possible to burn off while you are eligible…

October 8, 2018

THE STORY OF THE DOG TRAPPED IN THE WASHING MACHINE

Woodend CFA doesn’t always get calls to fires or MVAs. Yesterday we received one of our must unusual pages … to a dog trapped in a washing machine…

October 4, 2018

CAR HIDING ON TOP OF MT MACEDON

This morning Woodend Tanker was called to a car on its roof near the top of Mt Macedon, discovered by a walker and his dog, with possible persons trapped…

October 3, 2018

BE CAREFUL BURNING OFF!

Yesterday Woodend was called to a burnoff out-of-control in Lancefield. We were one of around 10 tankers plus support vehicles, called to the fire that was spreading…

October 1, 2018

A TRUCKIN’ GOOD TEST!

Six Woodend drivers took our new Tanker 1 on a familiarisation course yesterday to test it on highway, country road and off-road conditions…

September 17, 2018

BURNING OFF AND STRONG WINDS DON’T MIX!

Yesterday afternoon we were called a grassfire spreading in North Woodend. It turned out the property owner was burning…

September 12, 2018

Woodend has a new state-of-the-art Tanker

Our new Tanker 1 arrived in Woodend today. It will take some four weeks to come into service allowing for training of both crews and drivers..

September 6, 2018

THANK YOU T1, YOU HAVE SERVED US WELL!

Woodend CFA is soon to say goodbye to our trusty old Tanker 1, which will be replaced by a new state-of-the-art Tanker…

September 5, 2018

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