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Christmas lights spark warning

CFA and MFB are urging Victorians to celebrate the festive season safely and avoid firefighters crashing their Christmas.

4.03 PM 14 December, 2017

CFA statement: Incident at Balmoral

11.37 AM 14 December, 2017

How group officers plan for risk

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.

11.00 AM 14 December, 2017

Mt Cottrell recognises OAM recipient Stephen Hirt

There are few people as modest as Order of Australia Medal recipient Stephen Hirt, who was granted this honour in June 2017.

2.40 PM 13 December, 2017

Grange Fire Brigade gives out honours and awards

Grange Fire Brigade recently presented two National Medals to members and honoured a few of their members with service awards at a dinner held at the Blue Malt Restaurant, Hamilton.

1.53 PM 13 December, 2017

Multicultural students meet emergency services

The school-based Next Generation Program program aims to bring together emergency services personnel and young people from a CALD background to increase awareness about the emergency services.

1.44 PM 13 December, 2017

Is your mental health ready for summer?

When we think of the fire season, we think about pre-season briefings, preparedness training, truck inventories and checking our PPC is in good order. 

8.03 AM 13 December, 2017

Total Fire Ban for Mallee and Wimmera

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee and Wimmera regions tomorrow (Wednesday 13 December). 

6.38 PM 12 December, 2017

From the Chief: a week of significant achievements

I’m continually impressed by the huge effort CFA staff and volunteers make every week of the year to protect the lives and property of Victorians. 

12.18 PM 12 December, 2017

Fire restrictions introduced across the state

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 18 December 2017:

10.37 AM 12 December, 2017
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