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CFA supports ride for MND

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade is calling for Gippsland locals to jump on their bike to help find a cure for motor neurone disease (MND), in memory of a fellow firefighter.

9.56 AM 10 October, 2016

Hard working CFA troops return

More than 120 valiant CFA members are back on home soil after assisting South Australia with flood and rescue efforts.

1.43 PM 7 October, 2016

Many hands save life in Rowville

Exceptional teamwork saved a teenager’s life, after he went into cardiac arrest at an activity centre in Rowville on September 28.

9.37 AM 7 October, 2016

Grants for volunteer brigades

CFA will share in a $35 million Victorian Government investment in volunteers, which will help brigades purchase new equipment while also delivering new trucks and Personal Protective Clothing.

2.55 PM 6 October, 2016

$35m boost for emergency service volunteers

Emergency services volunteers will be able to get the equipment and facilities they need to keep communities safe, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government’s new volunteer grants program.

11.54 AM 6 October, 2016

Dumped chemicals leak in garbage truck

CFA warns residents to take care when throwing out chemicals, after hydrochloric acid caused a stir for emergency services in Croydon North this morning (6 October). 

11.02 AM 6 October, 2016

James Dullard chills out for Daniher’s Drive

A CFA member and three mates will be road-tripping around Victoria with a truck full of ice – all in the name of AFL legend Neale Daniher.

3.03 PM 5 October, 2016

Simon Mildren is a keeper

Last week District 8 personnel including Station Officer Simon Mildren responded to a call out of an unusual nature.

3.28 PM 4 October, 2016

CFA assists SA with floods

More than 120 CFA members have been travelling between Victoria and South Australia to assist with floods and emergency service efforts.

2.55 PM 4 October, 2016

CFA member steps it up for motor neurone disease

A CFA member is preparing to put on his firefighting gear and get hot and sweaty, despite being nowhere near a fire.

10.13 AM 4 October, 2016

Loch Sport volunteers donate towards 'dream'

CFA’s Loch Sport Fire Brigade recently donated $2000 towards helping a local teenager with cerebral palsy fulfil a dream.

8.14 AM 4 October, 2016

More CFA stations now EMR capable

CFA firefighters at integrated brigades will help protect more Victorian lives by responding to life-threatening medical emergencies alongside Ambulance Victoria paramedics.

12.25 PM 3 October, 2016

More fireys responding to heart attacks

More firefighters will be helping paramedics save the lives of heart attack victims, with the Emergency Medical Response (EMR) Program starting today in five fire stations across Victoria.

10.46 AM 3 October, 2016

Fatal townhouse fire in Dandenong

Just before 8am on Saturday 1 October CFA crews from Dandenong and Hallam responded to multiple calls of a townhouse fire.

2.14 PM 1 October, 2016

CFA Open Days in full swing

CFA Open Days are in full swing with hundreds of fire brigades opening their doors to their local community.

1.12 PM 29 September, 2016

CO Steve Warrington interviewed on 3AW

Transcript of CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington interview with 3AW's Neil Mitchell on Wednesday, 28 September. 

8.40 AM 29 September, 2016

Tour de Timor teaches CFA member about heat stress

Taking care of adventurous bike riders in Timor-Leste has shed light on the effects of heat stress for a CFA volunteer. 

2.47 PM 28 September, 2016

Arthurs Seat gas leak

CFA is currently attending a large gas leak in Arthurs Seat near Dromana.

1.20 PM 28 September, 2016

CFA attends laundry fire in a Mildura hotel

CFA firefighters quickly responded to a fire in a hotel laundry this morning (27 September) in Mildura. 

4.17 PM 27 September, 2016

Man rescued from pit in Mernda

A man stuck down a two-metre deep concrete pit with critical injuries in Mernda has been rescued this afternoon (23 September), thanks to cross-agency team work.

4.11 PM 23 September, 2016