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Incidents - Structure

Brown Hill house destroyed

A house in Brown Hill near Ballarat was completly destroyed by fire overnight.

 11.29 AM 16 April, 2015

Hidden dangers of shed fires

On Thursday 9 April 2015, firefighters responded to a reported hay stack fire at a rural property in Oxley (near Wangaratta) just before 11.00am.

 3.12 PM 15 April, 2015

Caravan destroyed at Shepparton

A fire has destroyed a caravan overnight in the Lake Victoria Holiday Park in Shepparton.

 11.29 AM 7 April, 2015

Engulfed Endeavour Hills house collapses

CFA firefighters are still at the scene of a three storey house fire in Endeavour Hills.

 4.07 PM 2 April, 2015

Dandenong church fire

Police and CFA will investigate a suspicious fire at a catholic church in Dandenong this morning (1 April).

 8.16 AM 1 April, 2015

Three injured in houseboat fire

Update at 1.30pm, 31 March: There were four adults and 10 children under the age of 10 on the houseboat. All the children received minor burns and were taken to hospital. The families were on a holiday on the houseboat. Another houseboat was badly damaged by fire and a ski boat was also destroyed. Another two houseboats received minor damage.  CFA and Victoria Police are investigating the cause but it's not believed to be suspicious.  

 12.13 PM 31 March, 2015

Smouldering wheat bag causes house fire

A smoke alarm has helped save the life of a Shepparton woman who woke to discover her house had filled with smoke and fire from an overheated wheat bag left smouldering in a rubbish bin overnight on Tuesday 17 March.The incident has prompted firefighters in the north-east to reiterate warnings about wheat bags, which can ignite after being heated in a microwave.

 11.20 AM 31 March, 2015

Chemical spill at Bacchus Marsh

CFA crews including specialist hazardous material firefighters are mopping up after a fire and chemical spill at a Bacchus Marsh abattoir.

 5.46 PM 21 March, 2015

Sparks fly at Torquay

CFA crews are at the scene of a sparking high voltage substation, located at the rear of a Torquay supermarket.

 2.30 PM 18 March, 2015

Cat saved but house severely damaged

Edithvale Brigade, supported by two MFB appliances, were called to reports of smoke issuing from a house in Aspendale Thursday afternoon. Upon arrival firefighters found that a fire was well established in the roof space of the weatherboard home.

 2.07 PM 13 March, 2015

'Bang' alerts family to fire in Wantirna South

CFA crews attended two house fires this morning (13 March) in Wantirna South and Mooroopna.

 9.59 AM 13 March, 2015

Paddle steamer up in smoke

It's not a call you want to get at 5.05am when over half the brigade are away at the State Championships.

 11.03 AM 12 March, 2015

Three house fires in 24 hours

CFA crews have responded to three house fires in the last 24 hours across the state – in a timely reminder to all Victorians about the importance of home fire safety.

 10.06 AM 11 March, 2015

Aspendale house gutted

Edithvale CFA volunteers, supported by two MFB trucks, were called to a going house fire on 18 February.

 3.22 PM 20 February, 2015

Where there’s smoke there’s not much fire

An enormous factory building in Keysborough was filled with smoke this morning (Thursday) as a result of a likely machine malfunction. However firefighters who responded to the incident found little in the way of actual fire.

 9.56 AM 19 February, 2015

Cranbourne East house destroyed in fire

A house in Cranbourne East has been destroyed by fire this afternoon (15 Feb).

 1.44 PM 15 February, 2015

Darley garage fire

A warm, quiet night in Bacchus Marsh on Thursday, was brought to a halt when Bacchus Marsh and Coimadai Fire Brigade pagers beeped into life just after 9:30pm, with a reported garage fire in Darley.

 12.33 AM 14 February, 2015

Help needed for research into hoarding

CFA and MFB have joined forces to carry out the first statewide study into hoarding and squalor.

 9.46 AM 11 February, 2015

Race car destroyed by fire

Responding to a call for a structure fire, Edithvale volunteers were confronted with a car fire totally involved inside a garage in Aspendale Gardens at approximately 2.30pm this afternoon.

 10.40 PM 7 February, 2015

Two houses destroyed in 24 hours

Firefighters in the state’s west have been busy with two houses destroyed by fire in less than 24 hours.

 12.46 PM 4 February, 2015