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Be a part of CFA’s White Ribbon Campaign

CFA is wearing a white ribbon!

 10.49 AM 17 October, 2016

Como Gardens Open Garden Scheme postponed

On behalf of George and Pat Hetrel, at Como Gardens, we wish to advise that due to the high rainfall we have received lately, the Open Garden Scheme Weekend scheduled for 15 and 16 October has now been postponed and moved to 12 and 13 November.

 3.25 PM 12 October, 2016

CFA supports ride for MND

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade is calling for Gippsland locals to jump on their bike to help find a cure for motor neurone disease (MND), in memory of a fellow firefighter.

 8.56 AM 10 October, 2016

CFA member steps it up for motor neurone disease

A CFA member is preparing to put on his firefighting gear and get hot and sweaty, despite being nowhere near a fire.

 9.13 AM 4 October, 2016

Loch Sport volunteers donate towards 'dream'

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade recently donated $2000 towards helping a local teenager with cerebral palsy fulfil a dream.

 7.14 AM 4 October, 2016

CFA Open Days in full swing

CFA Open Days are in full swing with hundreds of fire brigades opening their doors to their local community.

 12.12 PM 29 September, 2016

Tour de Timor teaches CFA member about heat stress

Taking care of adventurous bike riders in Timor-Leste has shed light on the effects of heat stress for a CFA volunteer. 

 1.47 PM 28 September, 2016

Wodonga West Brigade moves into new station

The rain cleared and the sun was shining when Wodonga West Fire Brigade moved its operations from its old station to a new station on Moorefield Park Drive in  Wodonga West on Saturday 10 September.

 11.45 AM 27 September, 2016

Nar Nar Goon Fire Brigade members say thank you

On Monday 19 September, Nar Nar Goon Fire Brigade members attended the funeral of the captain's wife. 

 10.37 AM 27 September, 2016

Blue Ribbon Day – Thursday 29 September 2016

Blue Ribbon Day is when all Victorians are encouraged to remember Victoria Police officers who have been killed in the line of duty and pay tribute to the 159 officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving and protecting Victoria.  Blue Ribbon Day is also an opportunity to show police men and women who continue to serve that their community is grateful and their work is valued.

 9.08 AM 22 September, 2016

ESF Scholarship a golden opportunity

Sometimes all it takes to kick start a great idea is the right opportunity and the right knowledge and contacts. 

 2.04 PM 13 September, 2016

Traralgon firefighter to research US mine fires

A CFA firefighter from Traralgon will travel to the United States on Sunday 11 September, to study coal mine fire prevention, detection and suppression, aiming to bring back a range of new ideas to implement on home soil. 

 2.59 PM 9 September, 2016

Going the distance for Damien

After an epic 563 kilometres, it was truly fitting that the 20 ‘Mildura to Melbourne’ firefighters crossed the finish line together with family, friends and support people.

 1.23 PM 9 September, 2016

Fire brigades to open station doors

More than 250 CFA fire brigades will open their doors to the community over the next few months to show Victoria how they protect lives and property all year round.

 12.06 PM 2 September, 2016

CFA Father's Day event at Ritchies IGA Yarra Glen

Yarra Glen Fire Brigade members will be at Ritchies SUPA IGA Yarra Glen this Saturday 3 September for their annual Father’s Day raffle and sausage sizzle.

 10.03 AM 1 September, 2016

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.

 9.59 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.

 2.01 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.

 8.59 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

 2.53 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.

 3.12 PM 3 August, 2016