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Lilydale volunteer given new car on Today Show

CFA’s Lilydale Fire Brigade Captain Warren Davis was surprised when a new family car was given to him by Channel Nine’s The Today Show this morning.

 10.59 AM 26 August, 2016

Mildura firefighters run 563km to Melbourne

Ten CFA firefighters will join 10 MFB colleagues to run from Mildura to Melbourne in memory of well-respected Senior Station Officer Damien Burke.

 3.01 PM 24 August, 2016

Firefighter's stair climb in memory of mum

Everyone knows climbing long flights of stairs is challenging, and it’s so much tougher when you throw structural turnout gear and breathing apparatus into the mix.

 9.59 AM 23 August, 2016

CFA announced as 2016 EQUITANA partner

CFA is proud to be announced as the Official Community Partner of EQUITANA Melbourne 2016

 3.53 PM 18 August, 2016

Could your brigade be the next FAA winner?

Have you worked with your local community and developed a fire-focused prevention and preparedness initiative? The 2016 Fire Awareness Awards are open and would like to celebrate your good work.

 4.12 PM 3 August, 2016

Red Balloon Day fundraiser is all heart

This year’s Red Balloon Day fundraiser may prove to be a lifesaver for three small Victorian communities. 

 1.16 PM 29 July, 2016

Red25: engaging the community to donate blood

It's no secret that every year emergency services personnel compete for bragging rights in the Australian Red Cross’ Red25 blood challenge.

 4.54 PM 25 July, 2016

Twenty-one years of alpine firefighting

Falls Creek Fire Brigade is proud to announce 21 years of operations this year. 

 4.37 PM 22 July, 2016

Register your event for increased exposure

Are you hosting a CFA Open Day, road show, campaign launch or other community engagement event? Maybe you are taking part in fundraising or a local community function. Make sure you remember to register your next event on the CFA event registration webpage to help increase awareness and community attendance.

 4.18 PM 21 July, 2016

Car fire interrupts open day

Lights, sirens and thick black smoke interrupted Portland’s first open day in their Percy Street fire station. 

 1.34 PM 18 July, 2016

NAIDOC Week celebration in District 11

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

 2.28 PM 12 July, 2016

Metcalfe Off-Season BBQ

Saturday night was freezing cold, but that didn’t deter 35 people getting together and enjoying the Metcalfe Brigades “Mid Off-Season BBQ”. A lot was eaten (even if we did forget the hamburgers until last) and the salads and desserts were fantastic.

 10.11 AM 4 July, 2016

Supporting volunteers in more ways than one

A large percentage of CFA volunteers are farmers. Not only do they protect life and property in rural communities, they also provide all Victorians with one of life’s necessities – food! As changing environmental and economic conditions impact farmers throughout the state, CFA is helping through a range of events and initiatives.

 2.39 PM 24 June, 2016

Edithvale CFA hits Barcelona

Edithvale Brigade member Vince Kinna has just competed in the Extreme Barcelona ISA World Championship 2016 (scootering) representing Australia.

 2.42 PM 20 June, 2016

New firefighters hit the ground running

After 19 weeks of intense training in theory and practice, 30 new recruits will today graduate as career firefighters.

 2.26 PM 15 June, 2016

Taradale trivia night

On a lovely Saturday night in May Taradale Fire Brigade was warming up for their trivia night. There was lots of expectations and excitement as people streamed through the doors at Taradale Hall with their heads full of knowledge.

 11.42 AM 3 June, 2016

A busy weekend for Kangaroo Flat

The new $1.8 million Kangaroo Flat Fire Station was officially opened on Saturday 28 May 2016 by Maree Edwards MLA, Member for Bendigo West. 

 11.06 AM 3 June, 2016

Mia Mia Big Sing

Mia Mia Fire Brigade will be hosting the Mia Mia Big Sing again this month as part of their yearly fundraising activities.

 10.56 AM 3 June, 2016

Mens Health Week is coming

Men’s Health Week is a national event aimed at educating, promoting and raising awareness of all things to do with male health.

 1.33 PM 2 June, 2016

New French Island station opens

CFA has officially opened a new station for one of its most isolated brigades.

 1.40 PM 23 May, 2016