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Women gain insight into firefighting career

The career firefighting session for women at Bangholme Training Ground yesterday (Sunday) gave more than 60 women valuable insight into this varied role.

5.32 PM 3 April, 2017

Juniors breathing new life into our brigades

In honour of youth week CFA is looking at some of our stellar junior programs that provide skills to the local community’s youth.

3.38 PM 3 April, 2017

Is your smoke alarm ready for retirement?

If your smoke alarm is more than a decade old, it may belong in a museum, not on your ceiling.

10.13 AM 31 March, 2017

Early morning fire at Hastings

CFA firefighters attended a fire at the back of a Hastings church just after 4am on Friday, 31 March.

9.07 AM 31 March, 2017

Home destroyed in Laanecoorie

CFA firefighters battled a house fire in Laanecoorie last night (30 March).

12.26 PM 30 March, 2017

Dodgy fundraisers calling for donations

CFA is calling on residents to keep an eye out for rogue fundraisers who are contacting residents for donations to buy equipment for those affected by cyclone Debbie in Queensland.

12.00 PM 30 March, 2017

CFA lunch boxes ready to roll out

It’s that time of year when preparations for the coolest lunch box in town are underway.

9.38 AM 30 March, 2017

Appointment of Chief Officer

The Chair of the Country Fire Authority, Mr Greg Smith AM, has today announced the appointment of Mr Steve Warrington as Chief Officer.

2.26 PM 28 March, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 3 April 2017:

10.44 AM 28 March, 2017

Factory destroyed in Rowville blaze

Firefighters battled a large factory fire containing air conditioner units in Rowville early this morning (23 March).

10.59 AM 23 March, 2017

Academic research set to inspire change at CFA

Diversity and inclusion research will contribute to organisational development at CFA. 

9.50 AM 22 March, 2017

The sound of rescue

Wildfire Instructor Tony Scicluna’s office in District 12’s Seymour HQ is much like any other.

10.26 AM 21 March, 2017

Man escapes fire in Seymour

A CFA Assistant Chief Officer has helped a man out of his burning unit in Seymour overnight on Thursday (16 March).

2.17 PM 17 March, 2017

Gain glimpse of life as CFA female firey

Women considering a career shake-up to become a CFA firefighter will get a chance to experience first-hand what it’s like to take on this varied and rewarding role.

9.59 AM 16 March, 2017

Find out what firefighting is all about

CFA is running four information sessions across Victoria for people who are considering a CFA firefighting career, to learn more about this diverse role.  

10.33 AM 15 March, 2017

Fire restrictions end in District 13

The Fire Danger Period will end in following municipalities from 1am on 20 March 2017.

12.17 PM 14 March, 2017

On the ball with fire in her belly

A country girl at heart, CFA volunteer Sarah Last is now tackling her new career as a professional footballer.

8.24 AM 10 March, 2017

All hands on deck at Mt Dandenong grassfire

It was all systems go this morning when emergency services crews were called to a grass and scrub fire on Mt Dandenong Tourist Road.

11.03 AM 9 March, 2017

Alison's cycle for change

CFA’s Alison Travill will join other endurance sport enthusiasts channelling their passion for fitness into a good cause as they undertake the Southern Cross Kids Camp Cycle for Change. 

10.26 AM 9 March, 2017

Helen paves the way for female fireys

As part of International Women’s Day, CFA is celebrating some of its incredible members throughout the week.

9.19 AM 9 March, 2017