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CFA crews 'rescue test' new cars

CFA rescue crews inspected the latest in car safety technology at the Holden Proving Ground at Lang Lang last weekend (15-16 October).  

10.00 AM 28 October, 2016

Man dug out of fertiliser

A man pinned down by fertiliser has been rescued in a cross-agency operation in Macarthur on Donovan’s Lane this afternoon.

5.24 PM 27 October, 2016

Munro FB ecological burn-off

Munro Fire Brigade with help from Avon and Riverslea groups conducted a 30-hectare ecological burn-off earlier this month.

10.42 AM 27 October, 2016

CFA attends shed fire in Cobram

Just after 6am this morning (27 October) CFA crews were called to a shed fire at a caravan repairs store in Cobram.

10.34 AM 27 October, 2016

District 27 meets many milestones

CFA’s District 27 makes up for its small size with an enormous level of complexity. 

2.10 PM 26 October, 2016

Firey returns from MND stair climb

On Sunday 23 October, Ocean Grove Fire Brigade’s Adam Thompson climbed all 1,504 stairs of the Sydney Tower Eye in an effort to raise funds for motor neurone disease (MND) research.

11.14 AM 25 October, 2016

Statement from CFA CEO on Supreme Court action

The Volunteer Fire Brigades Victoria (VFBV) has discontinued proceedings against Country Fire Authority (CFA) in the Supreme Court.

10.45 AM 25 October, 2016

CFA assists Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix

The 2016 Michelin Australian Motorcycle Grand Prix has been run and won for another year. 

3.59 PM 24 October, 2016

Fire Action Week Is The Right Time To Prepare

Victorians have been urged to plan and prepare for the upcoming summer at today's launch of Fire Action Week. 

3.02 PM 24 October, 2016

CFA attends Knox Community Safety Day

On Sunday 23 October members of the Boronia Fire Brigade attended the 6th annual Knox City Community Safety Day.

2.48 PM 24 October, 2016

Cobram Fire Station opening

In August 1909 the first Cobram Fire Station opened its doors, and now more than 100 years later their brigade has been given a new home.

1.35 PM 24 October, 2016

CFA gains life-saving skills with CareFlight

Thirty CFA road rescue brigade members took part in Careflight’s MediSim program to gain specialist trauma training at the weekend (22-23 October). 

12.53 PM 24 October, 2016

Building fire in Dandenong South

This morning (21 October) CFA firefighters attended a building fire on England Street in Dandenong South.

8.38 AM 21 October, 2016

CFA pulls together to help dairy communites

Helping out local communities is something that is deeply imbedded in CFA’s culture and a new initiative co-founded by District 14’s Catherine McLeod and Mark Gravell demonstrates this perfectly.

1.51 PM 18 October, 2016

Hay shed fire in Tyrendarra East

CFA firefighters attended a large hay shed fire yesterday morning (15 October) at Tyrendarra East on Princes Highway.

8.54 AM 16 October, 2016

Byaduk house fire

Although local brigades have been busy dealing with heavy rainfall, it didn’t inhibit their ability to get in there and do what they do best.

1.15 PM 14 October, 2016

Don't Do It Alone documentary released

Three years ago, Operations Officer Terry Heafield’s battle with depression and anxiety took him to the lowest low of his life.

11.26 AM 14 October, 2016

Shed fire in Killingworth

CFA firefighters attended a shed fire yesterday evening (12 October) at Killingworth on Carey Rd.

10.48 AM 13 October, 2016

Pakenham factory fire

Earlier this week (10 October) CFA attended a factory fire in Pakenham.

11.19 AM 12 October, 2016

Woodend brigade's rooftop rescue

Yesterday afternoon (10 October) the Woodend Fire Brigade received a rescue call out to Crows Road. 

2.34 PM 11 October, 2016