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2017 Victorian Mine Rescue Competition at Yallourn

Oscar 1 Emergency Response Brigade finished third in the overall team competition at the 2017 Victorian Mine Rescue Competition held in Gippsland at the Energy Australia’s Yallourn mine on 20 to 22 October 2017.

4.39 PM 30 October, 2017

Emergency response time data release

CFA emergency response time data is being publicly released for the first time today. 

10.10 AM 30 October, 2017

Doreen Fire Brigade awards night

On Saturday 28 October 2017 Doreen Fire Brigade held an awards night and also celebrated its 75th year in operation.

9.13 PM 29 October, 2017

Smoke visible in Cape Bridgewater

Residents around the Cape Bridgewater area might see smoke in the air this evening due to a large grass and scrub fire at a Plantation in Cape Bridgewater today (29 October).

6.01 PM 29 October, 2017

Total Fire Ban declared for the Mallee

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee tomorrow (Sunday 29 October). 

5.24 PM 28 October, 2017

Early morning blaze at primary school

Early this morning (28 October) firefighters were called to battle a fire at the Ararat West Primary School. 

6.55 AM 28 October, 2017

Entrapment drill and tree hazard familiarisation

Are you required to go on the fireground this fire season?

1.39 PM 27 October, 2017

Fire restrictions in West, North West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 30 October 2017:

11.15 AM 27 October, 2017

UPDATED: Planned Burning Operations - Kinglake

The planned burning operation scheduled on Saturday 28 October 2017 has been postponed. Further updates will be provided in due course.  --- ORIGINAL ARTICLE READS ---  CFA in conjunction with Murrindindi Shire Council, Upper Goulburn Landcare Network and local brigades will be conducting a slow burn of vegetation along the Western side of Kings Road for 200 metres from Whittlesea Kinglake Road. This work will involve the construction of fire control lines and a fuel reduction burn.

5.03 PM 26 October, 2017
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