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Crews rescue husband and wife from Ballarat blaze

Firefighters from Ballarat Fire Station were just about to leave the station after finishing their Monday night Brigade training last night, when they got the call for a nearby restaurant fire.

 9.25 AM 11 November, 2014

Dog stuck in ground pipe

Firefighters helped to save a dog stuck in a ground pipe in Winchelsea today.

 2.50 PM 17 October, 2014

Light aircraft crash at Chelsea

CFA is at the scene of a light plane crash at Chelsea.

 2.06 PM 14 October, 2014

Fire at Maddingley tip

CFA attended a fire at an industrial tip near Bacchus Marsh overnight.

 2.29 PM 13 October, 2014

Officer's scrappy fire

Just after 5pm on Sunday the 5th of October multiple calls were coming in for a large column of thick black smoke north of the Princes Freeway on Rix Road Officer.

 1.36 AM 8 October, 2014

Busy Sunday for fire services

It was an early taste of the fire season as CFA and DEPI were kept busy attending to various bush and grass and scrub fires yesterday.

 1.12 PM 29 September, 2014

Grampians planned burn season underway

On Tuesday, September 23, CFA and DEPI joined forces for the first planned burn for the spring season in Grampians Region. 

 4.58 PM 24 September, 2014

Rowville fire: you couldn’t print this

Rowville brigade was flat out last night (23 September) attending several incidents including a fire at a local print factory in which a man was injured.

 2.49 PM 24 September, 2014

Fire destroys vacant Healesville house

A single storey weatherboard house at Healesville has been completely destroyed by a fire that started after 10.30pm last night (Monday 22 September).

 9.38 AM 23 September, 2014

Fuel reduction burn in Grampians region

CFA will look to start its planned burning program in the Grampians Region tomorrow.

 3.43 PM 22 September, 2014

Fire at Somerton timber facility

CFA and MFB are attending to a fire at a timber transfer station in Somerton.

 2.26 PM 17 September, 2014

Tractor crashes into house at Lyndhurst

CFA assisted at the scene where a tractor crashed into a house at Lyndhurst yesterday (02/09).

 5.37 PM 3 September, 2014

Pirate ship destroyed in fire

Police will investigate a fire which destroyed a playground pirate ship in Point Cook this morning (02/09).

 5.51 PM 2 September, 2014

Case of meow-staken identity

Solving mysteries is all in a day’s work for the crew at Pakenham Fire Station and for one local resident.

 11.12 AM 30 August, 2014

Koala rescue hits world headlines

Video of a koala rescue carried out by CFA crews and Wildlife Victoria has hit headlines around the world thanks to video footage of the rescue and social media.

 1.54 PM 22 August, 2014

CFA helps rescue injured koala

In a story that will warm the heart of Captain Koala, CFA firefighters have been involved in a rescue of different kind overnight.

 10.47 AM 22 August, 2014

Firefighter Stair Climb 2014

The Inaugural Melbourne Fire fighter Stair Climb is coming up fast on September 7th 2014 and will be held at Crown Metropol Hotel in Melbourne.

 11.51 AM 13 August, 2014

Making 'Safe Mistakes'

Victoria’s fire agencies today launched a campaign that aims to increase awareness of the thousands of preventable home fires that are caused by small mistakes each year.

 2.23 PM 23 July, 2014

Plumber plunges in to save the day

A quick thinking plumber has averted a potential gas leak at a child care centre in Monbulk around midday today.

 2.25 PM 16 July, 2014

Floating Debris in Port Philip

Queenslciff Coast Guard crews were tasked to search for a reported floating dinghy in Port Philip.

 11.23 PM 13 July, 2014