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Fire restrictions in West, North West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 14 November 2016:

 4.25 PM 8 November, 2016

Smoke and rainbows

In October, 42 excited students from Goornong Primary School walked across the road to the Goornong Rural Fire station for a fire safety session.  

 4.05 PM 7 November, 2016

Mount Alexander Catchment Open Days

The winds were blowing a gale but that didn’t stop visitors to the Taradale Open Day on Sunday October 30.

 3.12 PM 7 November, 2016

The Fire Safety Pledge is back and ready to launch

Members of the public have the chance to win one of four Samsung Galaxy Tablets or one of four $100 Bunnings vouchers just by pledging to be better prepared for the threat of fire when the CFA Fire Safety Pledge is launched at 1:00pm today (3 November 2016).

 9.13 AM 3 November, 2016

Fire safety starts early in Bass Coast

Whilst a great deal of our Fire Brigade attention recently has been on the Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix, other and equally important activities have been undertaken by our Brigades here in Bass Coast.

 2.44 PM 31 October, 2016

FIRRE shortlisted for Fire Awareness Award

Diamond Creek Fire Brigade’s Fire Insight and Risk Recognition Event (FIRRE) has been shortlisted in this year’s Fire Awareness Awards.

 1.41 PM 31 October, 2016

Member Engagement Volunteer Reference Group

The Volunteer Reference Group (VRG) is vital in assisting with the planning and organising of the State Forum each year; and is used as a reference for other matters relating to the role of volunteers in CFA community safety engagement and education.

 12.56 PM 26 October, 2016

Fun can lead to grassfires

Out-of-town property owners should take care when driving vehicles, including ‘paddock bombs’ around uncleared tracks or paddocks.

 11.34 AM 25 October, 2016

Many hands save life in Rowville

Exceptional teamwork saved a teenager’s life, after he went into cardiac arrest at an activity centre in Rowville on September 28.

 9.37 AM 7 October, 2016

Dumped chemicals leak in garbage truck

CFA warns residents to take care when throwing out chemicals, after hydrochloric acid caused a stir for emergency services in Croydon North this morning (6 October). 

 11.02 AM 6 October, 2016

More CFA stations now EMR capable

CFA firefighters at integrated brigades will help protect more Victorian lives by responding to life-threatening medical emergencies alongside Ambulance Victoria paramedics.

 12.25 PM 3 October, 2016

Euroa Open Day shines

Euroa Fire Brigade open day was incorporated with the Euroa National Show and Shine held on Sunday 2 October.    

 9.40 AM 3 October, 2016

Elderly woman rescued from Craigieburn house fire

An elderly woman was rescued from her burning home in Craigieburn about 8.30pm on Sunday night (18 September).

 11.55 AM 19 September, 2016

Sunbury home gutted by fire

Fire destroyed a garage and large section of a home in Sunbury on Protea Ct this afternoon (16 September), while one male was initially unaccounted for.

 5.44 PM 16 September, 2016

Students lead, students learn

By Emma Taunt Last week Anglesea Primary School Grade 6 students hosted an excursion for Aireys Inlet Primary School Grade 6 students – a full day event that was almost entirely student led.

 4.46 PM 14 September, 2016

Wonthaggi community safety on the airwaves

Wonthaggi members have been using the reach of community radio for the past two years to put out safety messages to their community.

 4.11 PM 12 September, 2016

Home fire safety a hit at Hamilton’s Sheepvention

Earlier this month, CFA volunteers and staff from District 5 once again hosted a stand at the popular Hamilton Agriculture Show – Sheepvention. 

 3.43 PM 30 August, 2016

Yarram woman rescues mum from house fire

A woman dragged her mother from their burning home on James St in Yarram this morning, as CFA crews rushed to the scene. 

 1.14 PM 30 August, 2016

CFA visits school from the sky

CFA visited one of the smallest schools in Victoria, dropping by from the sky in a helicopter – much to the delight of students.

 2.38 PM 26 August, 2016

Truck and trailer saved in hay fire

CFA crews saved a truck and trailer from a load of hay that had caught fire in Nagambie today.

 6.13 PM 24 August, 2016