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Chicken shop fire in Dromana

CFA firefighters contained a fire to an oven in a chicken shop on Point Nepean Rd, Dromana overnight. 

9.16 AM 23 April, 2017

Two escape Benalla unit fire

A smoke alarm alerted two people to fire starting in the lounge room of their unit on Bridge St, Benalla around 2.15am today (22 April).

8.11 AM 22 April, 2017

Photo competition – enter now!

A picture is worth a thousand words. It’s an expression that goes back to the early 1900s, but is as relevant today as it was then – maybe even more so.

2.18 PM 21 April, 2017

Latest from Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC

There is plenty happening at the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, with all the latest news covered in Hazard News.

11.52 AM 21 April, 2017

Captain Koala Honorary Firefighter

The 4 April edition of the Ballarat Courier saluted “Young Boy’s Timely Fire Call” when a five-year-old boy and his brother, who were playing in their cubbyhouse, spotted smoke at the school and alerted their father who rang Triple Zero (000).

11.44 AM 21 April, 2017

Walk Off the War Within event this Saturday

CFA, emergency service responders, Australian Defence Force personnel and the community are walking around Victoria Park in Ballarat this Saturday, 22 April, to raise awareness of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. 

4.27 PM 20 April, 2017

Nominations open for MCG Parade of Honour

As part of National Volunteer Week, CFA is offering its volunteers the opportunity to be part of the AFL Country Game pre-match celebrations at the MCG.

4.33 PM 19 April, 2017

The changing landscape of volunteering

As our way of life changes, the way we volunteer is changing too, presenting both challenges and opportunities for emergency service organisations.

4.08 PM 19 April, 2017

Marine response: what is it?

It’s the local understanding built up over the years. The knowledge and experience between the coast guard and the fire brigade provide an understanding of how to best work together.

3.09 PM 19 April, 2017

Whiteheads Creek brigade art expo raises $4200

On Thursday evening 13 April, Whiteheads Creek Fire Brigade opened its doors to the public for an exhibition of works by local artists.

1.52 PM 19 April, 2017
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