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Woman injured in backyard burn-off

A 27 year old woman has received burns to her body after lighting a burn off in her backyard earlier today (29 April).

2.36 PM 29 April, 2017

CFA volunteers recognised at 2017 Inspire Awards

CFA volunteers were recognised for their hard work on Wednesday 26 April at the Inspire Awards.

3.48 PM 27 April, 2017

Explosive factory fire in Delacombe

Firefighters battled a large factory fire containing fireworks in Delacombe this morning (27 April 2017).

11.08 AM 27 April, 2017

Historic house fire in Yarram

CFA firefighters from 14 brigades have been working tirelessly since 3pm today (26 April) to contain a fire in 120-year-old homestead in Yarram.

7.27 PM 26 April, 2017

Funding boost for Shepparton

CFA volunteers in the Greater Shepparton region will receive a $125,000 funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

1.33 PM 26 April, 2017

South Warrandyte officially opens

The brand new, integrated South Warrandyte Fire Station officially opened on 24 April. 

10.43 AM 26 April, 2017

Burn off in Ballarat East

Residents around Ballarat East and neighbouring areas may see smoke this afternoon as CFA conducts a planned burn along Turpie Street.

4.49 PM 24 April, 2017

New South Warrandyte Fire Station opens

A new fire station for South Warrandyte was officially opened by Emergency Services Minister James Merlino today.

10.01 AM 24 April, 2017

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

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

Demolition works pave way for new CFA station

Edithvale is a step closer to receiving a new CFA station, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

2.35 PM 18 April, 2017

Jimmy’s Good Friday Appeal journey

CFA life member Jimmy Rankin is as passionate as they come when it comes to the Good Friday Appeal, and has more than 50 years of service to the Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) Appeal.

8.01 AM 15 April, 2017

CFA raises $1.7m for GFA

CFA members have raised and collected more than $1.7 million for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

7.58 AM 15 April, 2017

Daniel’s support for GFA

A firefighter from Dandenong is committed to shedding light on the great work performed by The Royal Children’s Hospital.

12.53 PM 14 April, 2017

House destroyed in Heyfield

CFA firefighters were called to an early morning house fire in Heyfield today, 13 April.

2.30 PM 13 April, 2017

Fireys hit the treadmill for a good cause

Victorian firefighters will swap their boots with runners as they put their endurance to the test on Thursday, 13 April to raise funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal.

8.15 AM 12 April, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipality from 1am on Monday, 17 April 2017:

12.30 PM 11 April, 2017

Injured firefighters on the mend

Two injured firefighters who had to be airlifted to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne following a fire in Sale are in good spirits and on the mend.

4.30 PM 10 April, 2017

#CFAGFA – Can CFA top $1.8 million?

Preparations for this year’s Good Friday Appeal (GFA) are in full swing, with CFA members across the state gearing up to make the 86th annual appeal the most successful ever.

2.38 PM 10 April, 2017