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Come down and support us at Ritchies this weekend

We’re two weeks into our promotion with Ritchies and brigades have been out the front of Ritchies stores running barbecues/education stands and educating the community about fire safety.

 11.08 AM 13 November, 2015

Hybrid big fill-light tanker for Narre Warren East

Narre Warren East Fire Brigade has commissioned a brand new big fill/light tanker hybrid appliance, the first of its type in the CFA fleet.

 2.47 PM 11 November, 2015

Miners Rest Fire Brigade celebrates 75 years

On Sunday 25 October Miners Rest brigade officially celebrated 75 years of service. 

 1.40 PM 11 November, 2015

International Volunteer Managers Day Morning Tea

CFA Ballarat Helps Celebrate - International Volunteer Managers Day. " Take the time to thank and celebrate the volunteering leaders and managers near you!”

 4.43 PM 5 November, 2015

Country kids get fire ready

Chewton Fire Brigade paid a visit to Chewton Primary School this morning to teach a Fire Safe Kids lesson as part of Fire Action Week.

 12.48 PM 5 November, 2015

Visit us at Ritchies this weekend

Last weekend some of our brigades including Diamond Creek brigade were at the local Ritchies handing out fire safety information and Ritchies Community Benefit Cards to the community.  

 9.55 AM 5 November, 2015

Pledge count surges

The overall pledge count has surged past 8,000 in CFA’s Fire Safety Pledge competition with Point Cook Fire Brigade taking a commanding early lead in the overall brigade category. 

 3.32 PM 30 October, 2015

Eynesbury Fire Station official opening

Eynesbury Fire Station was officially opened by Don Nardella MLA, Member for Melton on Sunday, 10 October 2015. 

 5.47 PM 29 October, 2015

Are we at your local Ritchies this weekend?

This November CFA brigades will be visiting their local Ritchies store to say thank you to Ritchies and its customers for their support through the Community Benefit Program.

 2.58 PM 29 October, 2015

Victorians warned about summer fire risk

Victorians are urged to start preparing for the upcoming fire season as Fire Action Week kicks off today. 

 11.50 AM 29 October, 2015

CFA steps back in time at Sovereign Hill

Celebrating Fire Action Week, Sovereign Hill will showcase 1800s firefighting equipment and techniques in an interactive display from 1 – 8 November.

 9.45 AM 27 October, 2015

Wonthaggi Open Day

Over 300 people visited Wonthaggi Fire Brigade Sunday 25 October.

 8.54 AM 26 October, 2015

Australasian Firefighters Championship

Host Brigade Echuca has won the title of 2015 Champion Team, after a weekend of competition involving teams from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. Echuca was one of nine Victorian teams competing, they included Euroa, Geelong West, Melton, MFB, Ocean Grove, Pyramid Hill, Swan Hill and Werribee. NZ Brigade New Norfolk were runners up to Echuca, and the next Australasian Firefighters Championship will be held in New Zealand.

 5.12 PM 25 October, 2015

2016 CFA fundraising diary

The 2016 CFA Community Fundraising Diary is now available to order for only $20 from the

 1.40 PM 23 October, 2015

Top teams head to Australasian Champs

Swan Hill’s team has been training for three months for this weekend’s Australasian Firefighter Championship but – win or lose - they reckon the experience will give them an edge in more ways than one.

 11.00 AM 23 October, 2015

CFA says "thanks a million" to Ritchies

CFA is thanking Ritchies for its multi-million dollar donation to CFA by holding BBQs and education displays during the month of November at various Ritchies stores across Victoria. 

 4.27 PM 22 October, 2015

Will you take the Fire Safety Pledge?

CFA is encouraging all Victorians totake theFire Safety Pledgethis summer. 

 9.41 AM 21 October, 2015

Going the extra mile

Shelley Cowen is a mum of two kids who is doing her bit for the community.

 4.48 PM 19 October, 2015

CFA members are on the move!

The 2015 Get Moving Challenge is well underway with over 80 teams and almost 700 CFA members walking all around the state in the name of good health.

 9.23 AM 19 October, 2015

Pyramid Hill at Australasian Champs

A team of six from Pyramid Hill Fire Brigade will be competing against 29 other teams at the Australasian Firefighters Championship to be held in Echuca on 23-25 October. The teams come from across Australasia, including teams from New Zealand and Fiji.

 11.19 AM 16 October, 2015