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Forensic pathology linking with fire investigation

On Wednesday 19 July 2017, 40 CFA fire investigators from across the state had a unique opportunity to attend a training session called 'Forensic pathology linking with fire investigation'. 

2.00 PM 21 July, 2017

Update: CFA Inclusion and Fairness

In May 2017, CFA appointed a dedicated Assistant Chief Officer Steve Smith to lead our inclusion work.

12.57 PM 21 July, 2017

CFA Board Communique

The CFA Board had an extensive agenda for its regular monthly meeting on 17 July 2017.

11.47 AM 20 July, 2017

CFA flocks to Sheepvention

If you haven’t already, grab a pen and mark 6-8 August in your calendar, as CFA is heading to Sheepvention and it’s an event you will not want to miss.

4.54 PM 19 July, 2017

New website for Point Cook Brigade

The Point Cook Fire Brigade team has developed a new website with up to date information for the local community.

3.05 PM 19 July, 2017

Junior Leader Forum 2017 - applications now open

The Junior Leader Forum 2017 is offering up to 120 places to Junior Leaders to attend the September Forum.

1.19 PM 19 July, 2017

Learning from experience – Mt Duneed farm rescue

Each issue of Brigade magazine contains a ‘Learning from experience’ section which includes case studies of major incidents researched by Fire & Emergency Management.

4.40 PM 18 July, 2017

Fire Services Reform update

Since the Fire Services Statement was launched on 19 May 2017, CFA leadership, as well as Government representatives have had contact with over 800 brigades across the state to discuss and explain the reforms.

1.42 PM 18 July, 2017

CFA crews to assist in fighting Canadian fires

Three CFA firefighters are set to embark on a deployment to Canada to assist in the fighting of more than 121 out-of-control wildfires burning through British Columbia in country’s south west.

12.27 PM 18 July, 2017

Bedroom heater causes Dandenong house fire

A bar heater that was left too close to a bed was the cause of a house fire in Ronald Street, Dandenong last week (13 July). 

11.38 AM 18 July, 2017
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