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How group officers plan for risk: part four

Over a series of five interviews, we talk to group officers across our regions to find out about their local risks and how they prepare for the summer.

8.40 AM 19 December, 2017

Total Fire Ban declared in four districts

Tomorrow's (Tuesday 19 December) conditions will be hot and windy with temperatures reaching the high 30s and low 40s, and lightning forecast across the state.

3.00 PM 18 December, 2017

Give the gift of blood

As we approach the festive season, a time of joy and celebration for many, it can be a difficult time for others who are requiring blood products regularly.

2.46 PM 18 December, 2017

Werribee Fire Brigade saves girl in car crash

Werribee Fire Brigade is all too familiar with the importance of road accident rescue training and maintaining skills, particulary with the recent save of a young girl. 

11.30 AM 18 December, 2017

Presentations to BAELOs on fire investigation

The theme of this year’s annual Victoria Police Bushfire, Arson and Explosives Liaison Officers (BAELOs) training session was “Why do we tolerate dangerous behaviour?” 

10.52 AM 18 December, 2017

How group officers plan for risk: part three

Over a series of five interviews, we talk to group officers across our regions to find out about their local risks and how they prepare for the summer.

9.53 AM 18 December, 2017

Rescue operation underway near Bacchus Marsh

CFA crews are working to bring two teenage boys down from a cliff off Werribee Vale Rd, Maddingley this afternoon.

3.55 PM 16 December, 2017

Fire restrictions in North West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 22 December 2017: Banyule City Council (those portions not included in the Metropolitan Fire District) Nillumbuk Shire Council (those portions not included in the Metropolitan Fire District)

2.55 PM 15 December, 2017

How group officers plan for risk: part two

Over a series of five interviews, we talk to group officers across our regions to find out about their local risks and how they prepare for the summer.

8.37 AM 15 December, 2017

Grants to build a bright future for our volunteers

CFA has launched its $10 million Enhancing Volunteerism Grants Program (EVGP) and is inviting applications from individual brigades as well as joint applications across brigade catchments. 

8.23 AM 15 December, 2017
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