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Support from across the Macedon Ranges

Mt Macedon Tanker arriving at the Woodend Fire just after midnight Monday morning. A great insight into what it is like in a CFA truck when arriving at a going fire…

February 5, 2019

AS THE CROW FRIES

Our busy time continued on Monday when we were called to a paddock fire on Crows Road just after 5pm. Lt Malcolm Judd was first on scene in Woodend Tanker 1…

February 4, 2019

WOODEND CREWS ON SCENE OVERNIGHT

After the Old Lancefield Road fire was controlled, the Woodend T2 crew lof Geoff Wells, Mike Selby and Brad Newell remained on scene overnight to patrol the fire…

February 4, 2019

TFB ENDS WITH A BANG!

Just as Woodend members were sleeping after a long TFB day at the station, we were called to a fire just before midnight on Sunday. It was to a grass and scrub fire…

February 4, 2019

WOODEND CFA ON TFB DUTY TODAY

Today is a day of Total Fire ban in the Macedon Ranges and Woodend CFA volunteers will be at the station for most of the day, ready to turn out immediately…

February 3, 2019

Total Fire Ban Sunday 3rd February 2019 State Wide

Check what you can and can’t do on a Total Fire Ban day https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/can

February 3, 2019

Lightning strike in the pine plantation

At 5:57pm last evening during the Thunderstorm, Mt Macedon Fire Tower reported a smoke sighting in the Pine Plantation in Macedon. Due to the “Hot Day Response”…

January 30, 2019

RUMBLE ON THE ROOF!

Amidst yesterday afternoon’s lightning strikes, which kept us busy in the pine plantation, Woodend CFA was called to a smell of smoke inside a house. On arrival it was discovered there was an electrical fault…

January 30, 2019

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