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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

Hot fairway

Just before 8:30am on Tuesday 1 July Springvale brigade and MFB Pumper 33 were called to a fire at a Dingley golf course.

 3.39 PM 1 July, 2014

Missing fisherman

Coast Guard Portland and Warrnambool have been involved in the search for a missing fisherman off the seas of Port Fairy.

 5.09 PM 20 June, 2014

Holiday plans go up in smoke

A caravan attached to a vehicle has been destroyed after catching fire early this morning.

 6.07 PM 8 June, 2014

Hazelwood Inquiry – Week 1 report

We are now entering the second week of the Hazelwood Mine Fire Inquiry public hearings, which will focus on the environmental effects and health issues brought about by the mine fire.

 5.44 PM 2 June, 2014

Oscar the cat skip rescue

A stray cat that was rescued by CFA crews after getting its head stuck in a skip has landed on its feet in a new home.

 5.12 PM 22 May, 2014

Rubbish fire at Montrose

CFA and MFB firefighters have been battling a rubbish fire at Montrose this afternoon, 5 May.

 5.26 PM 5 May, 2014

A veteran firefighter's thoughts

Bob Bassett, Deputy Group Officer with Tambo group, has encountered many reactions across a number of communities, and he decided to share some thoughts that may help others understand that we all share in the trauma of fires and other emergencies. 

 4.50 PM 29 April, 2014

Yacht sinks in Western Port

A 38-feet motor-yacht sank off Phillip Island last night.

 10.25 AM 22 April, 2014