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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

Kookaburra sits in the big red truck

When Mildura firefighter Bradley Clarkson saw an injured and clearly distressed kookaburra from the side of the road, he couldn’t bring himself to "just drive on by."

 1.12 PM 5 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

Liz a linchpin Warburton responder

Three and a half years ago, new Warburton resident Liz Rogers got in touch with her local brigade to get informed about local bushfire risk.

 4.42 PM 31 August, 2016

Get Moving Challenge

Get Moving is back! We have made some enhancements to the program based on feedback from last year and we can’t wait to get it underway.  

 1.43 PM 29 August, 2016

Learning about multicultural volunteering

Regional BASOs Sue Martin (West), Kirsten Dudink and Bec McDonald (North West), along with Sherene Mounier and Tim Firman (HQ) were privileged to attend the inaugural Volunteering Victoria Multicultural Volunteering Conference on Tuesday at the William Angliss Institute in Melbourne.

 4.23 PM 26 August, 2016

Faces of CFA: Captain Joel Borgelt

What are your CFA roles? I’m the captain at Nhill and the group communications officer. I joined the senior side of the brigade at 16 and two years into that I stepped in as third lieutenant. I moved through the lieutenant ranks and became captain three years ago.

 11.28 AM 26 August, 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

Brigade’s secret home makeover stuns member

“I'm flabbergasted, touched and absolutely blown away.” In hospital for 20 days now, Paul Little can still scarcely believe that twenty members of his brigade gave up a whole Sunday to to help him and his family with much needed maintenance for the house and garden. 

 4.07 PM 2 August, 2016

District 2 member profile – Jay Gardiner

Next up in our Disitrcit 2 member profiles is BASO Jay Gardiner.

 11.49 AM 1 August, 2016

Cool demeanour saves a life

A Wodonga West member has performed lifesaving CPR on a member of the public at Wodonga plaza last weekend, earning accolades from paramedics and onlookers.

 9.29 AM 28 July, 2016

South Warrandyte firefighters on the move

South Warrandyte Fire Brigade firefighters will start their first shift at a brand new fire station in Park Orchards today (Friday, 22 July).

 4.09 PM 22 July, 2016

From the Chair: Four volunteers appointed to Board

I am pleased to announce four volunteers have now been appointed to CFA’s Board.

 6.15 PM 19 July, 2016

New recruits tour District 8

Eleven of CFA’s newest firefighters toured nine facilities and fire stations across District 8 on Tuesday (12 July). 

 12.42 PM 14 July, 2016

Technical large animal rescue at Macclesfield

Macclesfield Fire brigade recently benefited from a donation from bulk haulage company Kalari, which will go towards buying equipment to increase the brigade’s ability with technical large animal rescue.

 1.11 PM 5 July, 2016

District 02 Member Profile - Leah Walter

Introducing the new District 02 Member Profiles! Each month we will be interviewing different members within the District for inclusion in the District 02 News. First up, Leah Walter! 

 9.01 AM 4 July, 2016

Wyndham Vale Celebrates 5 year anniversary

Wyndham Vale Fire Brigade are celebrating their 5 year anniversary since the formation of the brigade in July 2011. 

 11.16 AM 1 July, 2016

CFA supports students' Koori Dreaming Art project

The doors of Broadford Fire Station are set to come to life thanks to an Indigenous youth art project involving students from Broadford Secondary College.

 11.45 AM 30 June, 2016