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CFA welcomes equality survey result

The ABS today (15 November) announced the result of the Australian Government’s survey on marriage equality.

11.02 AM 15 November, 2017

Fire restrictions in West, North West, North East

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 20 November 2017:

11.30 AM 14 November, 2017

Total Fire Ban declared for the Mallee

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee tomorrow (Tuesday 14 November). 

3.53 PM 13 November, 2017

Transfer station fire in Hampton Park

On Saturday 11 November, CFA firefighters were called to a fire at a transfer station in Hampton Park.

Crews were called to the scene at Hallam Road shortly after 4:30pm.

7.07 PM 11 November, 2017

Fire restrictions in North West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 17 November 2017:

11.47 AM 9 November, 2017

Bendigo Fire Brigade becomes EMR capable

A CFA-Ambulance Victoria co-responder initiative aimed at increasing potentially life-saving medical assistance at the scene of emergency incidents has been expanded.

3.35 PM 9 November, 2017

Grass and scrub fire in Wheatsheaf

This afternoon (8 November) firefighters were called to a grass and scrub fire on private land in Wheatsheaf. 

5.17 PM 8 November, 2017

Fire restrictions extended in West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 13 November 2017:

12.25 PM 6 November, 2017

Emergency response time data release

CFA emergency response time data is being publicly released for the first time today. 

10.10 AM 30 October, 2017

Smoke visible in Cape Bridgewater

Residents around the Cape Bridgewater area might see smoke in the air this evening due to a large grass and scrub fire at a Plantation in Cape Bridgewater today (29 October).

6.01 PM 29 October, 2017

Total Fire Ban declared for the Mallee

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee tomorrow (Sunday 29 October). 

5.24 PM 28 October, 2017

Early morning blaze at primary school

Early this morning (28 October) firefighters were called to battle a fire at the Ararat West Primary School. 

6.55 AM 28 October, 2017

Fire restrictions in West, North West

The Fire Danger Period will commence for the following municipalities from 1am on 30 October 2017:

11.15 AM 27 October, 2017

CFA assists in fighting Northern California fires

Seven CFA firefighters were among a contingent of 33 Victorian emergency management personnel deployed today to assist in managing the devastating fires in Northern California.

4.17 PM 18 October, 2017

Funding boost for CFA

Today the Victorian Government announced significant funding to enable CFA to continue its vital work and deliver better training, support and equipment for staff and volunteers across Victoria.

3.34 PM 13 October, 2017

Funding boost for Kyneton CFA firefighters

CFA brigades in Kyneton and surrounding areas have received a $110,000 funding boost from the Andrews Labor Government to help them protect local communities.

3.58 PM 12 October, 2017

High angle rescue in Greensborough

At 10.25am yesterday (10 October) CFA crews were called to Ballandry Court in Greensborough to assist with a high angle rescue.

11.18 AM 11 October, 2017

Chief Officer awarded CFA’s Life Membership Medal

Chief Officer Steve Warrington has been recognised for his service to the Country Fire Authority, awarded a CFA Life Membership Medal for his contribution and dedication to the organisation. 

6.00 PM 10 October, 2017

Diesel truck rollover in Deep Lead

CFA crews were called to a petrol truck rollover in Deep Lead this morning (10 October).

9.55 AM 10 October, 2017