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Back from the brink

Warrayure-Moutajup Fire Brigade is between Hamilton and Dunkeld on the Glenelg Highway.

8.24 AM 8 January, 2018

Smoke visible due to increased fire activity

Fires burning in Victoria and South Australia today have resulted in large amounts of smoke drifting across the state.

9.35 PM 6 January, 2018

Total Fire Ban declared across the State

CFA has declared a Total Fire Ban (TFB) tomorrow for the whole State of Victoria.

11.43 AM 5 January, 2018

300 hectare blaze in Bamganie

This afternoon (4 January) firefighters battled a large grass and scrub fire in Bamganie.

6.14 PM 4 January, 2018

Board communique

The CFA Board held its final meeting for 2017 on 18 December 2017. The Chair of the Board, Mr Greg Smith AM, began the meeting by acknowledging the traditional custodians of the land on which the meeting was taking place.

3.57 PM 29 December, 2017

Reunion in Rowville

It was a special morning on 30 November when CFA career firefighters from Rowville Fire Station and paramedics were reunited with a man whose life they helped save earlier this year.

11.17 AM 29 December, 2017

Christmas cliff rescue near Cumberland River

There was no break this Christmas Day for CFA crews who were called to a cliff rescue at around 2.30pm on 25 December near the Cumberland River.

10.22 AM 28 December, 2017

Tahara brigades unite

After two years of discussions, Tahara and Tahara West brigades in District 4’s Merino Group have amalgamated.

10.07 AM 28 December, 2017

Harvesting workshops build safer communities

CFA District 17 Headquarters Brigade Captain Kevin Bolwell and West Region Community Education Coordinator Jenny McGennisken are helping to build safer communities through workshops that advise farmers about the fire risks associated with harvest machinery.

9.28 AM 28 December, 2017

Large hay bale fires in the north-west and west

Early in the morning of 27 December, CFA firefighters were alerted to a large hay bale fire in Natimuk.

3.13 PM 27 December, 2017
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