It has been a busy year at Mount Eliza Fire Brigade. In 2018 we responded to over 277 fires and incidents. We’ve put together a list of the biggest events, incidents and fires for the year.
6th January – Fire at Carrum Downs
25th January – House Fire at Mornington
26th January – Australia Day celebrations at Mt Eliza
26th January – Mornington Fire Brigade 100th Year Celebration
Valentines Day – Hazardous Material incident involving an asbestos building collapse on Nepean Highway at Olivers Hill.
7th March – Grass Fire along train line at Mornington
11th March – Strike Teams dispatched to Gippsland
Members from Mt Eliza along with Mt Eliza Tanker have been responded as part of strike team 0802 to assist at a fire at Darnum in West Gippsland.
17th March – Kunyung Primary School Carnival
18th March – Mount Eliza Tanker and crew dispatched to South West Victoria bushfires as part of a Strike Team response
At 3.51am this morning Mt Eliza Tanker was activated as part of strike team 0802 to assist with the fires in South West Victoria. Currently the crew is in Campertown assisting with a fire around Lake Gnotuk, video attached was taken by a local resident at around midnight.REMINDER TODAY Sunday 18th of March is a Total Fire Ban for the South West and Central Fire Districts (This includes the Mornington Peninsula) also a severe weather warning in place for DAMAGING WINDS for most of southern half of Victoria.
Posted by Mt Eliza Fire Brigade on Saturday, 17 March 2018
19th March – Grass fire started by a power pole transformer in Banool Reserve at Mount Eliza
20th March – Decking Fire at Mt Eliza
25th March – Mount Eliza Run+Fun Festival
We're here at the My Mount Eliza Run+Fun Festival. Come say Hi, meet our volunteers and see our fire truck!
30th March – Collected donations for the Good Friday Appeal
We are out on the streets!Volunteers are currently on the streets of Mt Eliza shaking tins and collecting money for…
14th April – Intersection fundraising collection at Frankston
We're at the corner of Fletcher Road and Nepean Highway in Frankston collecting donations and raising money for Mt Eliza Fire Brigade. Come drive past if you wish to donate.
16th April – Shed Fire at Mount Eliza
22nd April – Attended Bark in the Park at Mount Eliza
We're here at Bark in the Park Mt Eliza. If you are at the event, come and chat to us about fire safety, or ask us any fire related questions you may have. We are located at the entry near the Scout Hall.
Attended the Camp Challenge Junior Camp at Camp Manyung where the kids had a fantastic time with the fire trucks.
4th July – House Fire with reports of a 12 year old trapped inside her burning home with her grandmother missing.
12th July – Two fires at separate petrol stations at Mornington
12th July – Reports of gun shots, which were later established to be illegal fireworks
14th July – Bunnings BBQ Fundraiser at Mornington
It's a sunny weekend, so come head down to Bunnings Mornington and pick up some supplies for your home, a snag and have a look at our fire truck. The kids (and adults) are enjoying jumping in the truck!
30th August – Chimney Fire at Canadian Bay Hotel
15th September – Shop Fire at Mount Eliza
12th October – Large Burn off which took three hours to extinguish
28th October – Mount Eliza Fire Brigade Open Day with demonstrations from our junior brigade and SES, community competitions and more
9th November – Cat rescue at Mount Eliza
It's the old saying that firefighters get cats out of trees. Well today that was exactly the case when this little pussy…
19th November – The first day of the declared Fire Danger Period led to a one-hectare grass fire at Mount Eliza
29th November – Mount Eliza member sent to Queensland to assist with their firefight
MT ELIZA FIREFIGHTER HEADS TO QUEENSLAND Mt Eliza Firefighter Alesha Good will depart today as part of a 12 person…
1st December – On the first day of Summer we were responded to a large grass fire at Mount Martha
1st day of summer, what we can expect this coming fire season.On early Saturday evening on the 1st of December. Mt…
15th & 16th December – Christmas Present and Santa visits
It's an eventful weekend with our annual Christmas Present Drop and Christmas Tree sales.You may see Santa driving…
we would like to wish everyone a safe Christmas and a very Happy New Year.