Emergency services volunteers from around Victoria’s northeast have better access to vital practical training thanks to an $825,000 upgrade of the training centre in Wangaratta.
CFA Chief Officer Euan Ferguson has spoken at the AFAC and Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Conference in New Zealand this week about predictions for the upcoming fire season.
Solving mysteries is all in a day’s work for the crew at Pakenham Fire Station and one local resident who tried to rescue an illusive cat.
More than 20 students, aged 14-15, had the chance to try their hand at fighting fires at a special training day for vulnerable youth at CFA’s Bangholme College.
Victoria’s fire agencies today launched a campaign that aims to increase awareness of the thousands of preventable home fires that are caused by small mistakes each year.
Every year ordinary people go out of their way to protect their homes, their businesses and their communities from fire. Victoria’s fire agencies and RACV are encouraging these Victorians to share their hard work and achievements by entering the 2014 Fire Awareness Awards.