Good Friday Appeal - 2012

Posted by Admin on 29 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Following yesterday's official launch of the Good Friday Appeal, CFA is encouraging members to get behind the cause which supports Victoria's sick children on Friday 6 April.

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Change your clock, change your smoke alarm battery on Sunday 1st April

Posted by Admin on 29 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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It's that time of year again... as summer and daylight saving come to an end, it's time to make sure household smoke alarms are in good working order. If you have a battery operated alarm, now is the time to replace the battery.

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20 / 20 - Get to Know "Alan Hopkins"

Posted by Admin on 27 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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1. When did you join The Montrose Fire Brigade? The 9th of December 2009.

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20 / 20 - Get to Know "John Tasker"

Posted by Admin on 20 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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1.    When did you join The Montrose Fire Brigade? Thursday 1983, Due to the extreme conditions and fire activity on Ash Wednesday 1983, I rang the Montrose CFA to see if I could join and volunteer my services guess what? They accepted me!

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The Declared Fire Danger Period to be lifted

Posted by Admin on 19 March 2012 | 0 Comments

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Declared fire danger to finish
The Declared Fire Danger Period is set to be lifted in the Yarra Ranges on Monday March 19.
The CFA will lift the Declared Fire Danger Period from 1am, easing restrictions on residents burning off in the open.
Mayor Graham Warren said he was relieved the fire danger had passed without any major incidents but warned residents to stay vigilant.
"Although the official period is over, it is still important to continue to actively maintain your property in a fire safe condition and practice safe behaviour," he said. Cr Warren encouraged residents in residential bushland and rural to make the most of the opportunity to carry out any burning off."With the recent stormy weather we've had, there are a lot of branches down so now is the perfect time to deal with these."Cr Warren reminded residents that burning off restrictions also apply in some areas during winter, particularly in the Dandenong Ranges. More details about Open Air Burning can be found on Council's website at www.yarraranges.vic.gov.au under the Residents heading

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