The Point Cook Fire Brigade will be again collecting for the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal. To make this a success we need your help. We are currently seeking volunteers to help.
Our plan is to door knock and collect donations in the Point Cook, Seabrook, Sanctuary Lakes and Werribee South areas on Good Friday 18th April 2014. The Point Cook Fire Brigade will be starting point on the day and shuttle buses will be ferrying collectors to and from each location.
We will be collecting between 9am and 3pm with a lunch provided.
Help us make this the best collection yet.. to be part of the team please contact us
Facebook - Point Cook Fire Brigade and Community Good Friday Appeal
In person - Bree Nesbitt 0431 584 660
Give That They May Grow
Photo by Wayne Hawkins from Wyndham Weekly
CFA attends more than 2000 house fires every year. There are more than 4,500 house fires every year in Victoria.
The most common causes of fire are:
- Unattended cooking
- Electrical faults: faulty appliances, faulty wiring
- Home heating: fixed and portable heaters, open fires and wood heaters
Read more in the Fires in the home section of the CFA website.
There are lots of fun games and activities on the Kids & Schools section of the CFA website and lots of information to help you complete your school projects.
Check out this great interactive website that makes it fun to learn about bushfire safety.
And don't forget to tell your teacher about the Fire Safe Kids program where your local firefighters come to your school to talk about fire safety.
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The Volunteer & Careers section of the CFA website tells you everything you need to know.
You can even sign up for the next recruit course at Point Cook Fire Brigade.
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