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CFA to build new fire station for Ballarat

Operations at a temporary fire station for career firefighters will go live at 8am on Friday 8 December in Lucas ahead of the completion of a new permanent fire station, expected to be operational next year.

2.26 PM 7 December, 2017

New pumper arrives at Lucas

The first of CFA’s third-generation heavy pumper 2017 has been delivered to the newly-established Lucas Fire Brigade. 

2.15 PM 7 December, 2017

Prototype sand tanker on trial

CFA has produced a prototype sand tanker, which was developed after consultation with stakeholders, and a further five are planned this financial year.

7.55 AM 7 December, 2017

Fire restrictions announced for South West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 11 December 2017:

3.13 PM 6 December, 2017

CFA will not tolerate inappropriate behaviour

CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington outlines why he is adamant CFA will not tolerate inappropriate behaviour.  

2.35 PM 6 December, 2017

Transcript: CEO Frances Diver on 3AW

Transcript of CFA Chief Executive Officer Frances Diver interview with 3AW’s Neil Mitchell on Wednesday, 6 December. 

11.11 AM 6 December, 2017

Research highlights gaps in fire safety knowledge

To understand how people living in high-risk areas view their bushfire risk and how well prepared they feel, CFA has carried out post-season community surveys in bushfire-prone areas since 2009.

4.27 PM 5 December, 2017

Trial of wireless intercom systems

With the heat, smoke and noise during bushfires, communications on the fireground remain a key issue.

8.31 AM 5 December, 2017

Christmas shopping with Emergency Memberlink

Make Christmas 2017 the most memorable yet and give your family and friends a gift you know they’ll love.

9.39 AM 4 December, 2017

Maiden Gully community welcomes a pumper

While the handover of a fire truck is a pretty good day for any community, Sunday 26 November was something special in Maiden Gully.

8.15 PM 3 December, 2017
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