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Latest response time data released

CFA has today published response time data for the second quarter of 2017-2018.

 4.02 PM 14 February, 2018

TFB for Mallee and Northern Country

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee and Northern Country tomorrow (10 February).

 3.21 PM 9 February, 2018

TFB for the Mallee

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee tomorrow (8 February).

 3.48 PM 7 February, 2018

Film project in Nhill with the Karen community

In the far west of the state in the small town of Nhill, an important project is underway

 1.14 PM 5 February, 2018

Fire safety this Aus Day long weekend

CFA is urging all Victorians to keep fire safety top of mind as we head into the Australia Day long weekend.

 11.53 AM 26 January, 2018

Total Fire Ban for Mallee and Northern Country

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee and Northern Country tomorrow for Friday, 12 January 2018.

 3.19 PM 11 January, 2018

Take care with ride-on mowers

A grass fire at Arthurs Creek on Saturday 23 December was started by a ride-on mower.

 8.43 AM 25 December, 2017

CFA urges holiday travellers to be prepared

People travelling throughout the state are being urged to check local fire conditions before they leave and to stay informed to help ensure they enjoy a truly relaxing festive season break.

 11.10 AM 22 December, 2017

Fire restrictions in North West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 22 December 2017: Banyule City Council (those portions not included in the Metropolitan Fire District) Nillumbuk Shire Council (those portions not included in the Metropolitan Fire District)

 2.55 PM 15 December, 2017

Christmas lights spark warning

CFA and MFB are urging Victorians to celebrate the festive season safely and avoid firefighters crashing their Christmas.

 4.03 PM 14 December, 2017

Total Fire Ban for Mallee and Wimmera

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee and Wimmera regions tomorrow (Wednesday 13 December). 

 6.38 PM 12 December, 2017

Fire restrictions introduced across the state

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 18 December 2017:

 10.37 AM 12 December, 2017

Fire restrictions announced for South West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 11 December 2017:

 3.13 PM 6 December, 2017

Fire restrictions introduced across the state

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 4 December 2017:

 4.15 PM 27 November, 2017

Fire restrictions in West and North East

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 27 November 2017:

 1.31 PM 21 November, 2017

Applications now open for summer community grants

Throughout summer government, emergency services and CFA work hard to deliver many activities to increase community preparedness both in the lead-up to and during the Fire Danger Period.

 9.52 AM 16 November, 2017

Fire restrictions in West, North West, North East

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 20 November 2017:

 11.30 AM 14 November, 2017

Fire restrictions in North West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 17 November 2017:

 11.47 AM 9 November, 2017

Community bushfire exercise in Omeo

Community members from the high country of Omeo, Cobungra, Bundarrah, Anglers's Rest, Glen Valley, Glen Wills, Cassilis Road, Innisfail, were given the opportunity to take part in the education experience of a CFA " Community Bushfire Exercise" coordinated by the South East Region Community Education team.

 2.18 PM 1 November, 2017