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New South Warrandyte Fire Station opens

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

11.01 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. 

10.16 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).

9.11 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. 

5.27 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.

3.35 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.

9.01 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.

8.58 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.

1.53 PM 14 April, 2017

House destroyed in Heyfield

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

3.30 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.

9.15 AM 12 April, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

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

1.30 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.

5.30 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.

3.38 PM 10 April, 2017

Chief Officer statement – incident in Sale

Statement from Chief Officer Steve Warrington

12.28 PM 7 April, 2017

CFA crews return from QLD

CFA members deployed to Queensland to provide planning and recovery support after ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie have all returned to Victoria.

1.44 PM 6 April, 2017

Echuca unveils new station

Echuca Fire Station and Deakin Group Headquarters unveiled its brand new location with a grand opening ceremony held on Saturday, 25 March 2017.

10.59 AM 5 April, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 10 April 2017:

4.33 PM 4 April, 2017

Female fireys bring home gold

Two CFA fireys from Bendigo wiped out the competition and won gold at the 2017 Police and Emergency Services Games in Melbourne last week.

4.08 PM 4 April, 2017

Allan’s ride spreads awareness and hope

An exhausted, inspired and very humbled Allan Rankin has recently returned from a 9 day bike ride, all the in the name of cancer research. (See previous story here)

12.40 PM 4 April, 2017

Early morning hotel fire in Thorpdale

Early this morning (4 April) CFA firefighters were called to the scene of a fatal hotel fire in Thorpdale. 

9.02 AM 4 April, 2017