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Chief Officer statement – incident in Sale

Statement from Chief Officer Steve Warrington

11.28 AM 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.

12.44 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.

9.59 AM 5 April, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

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

3.33 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.

3.08 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)

11.40 AM 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. 

8.02 AM 4 April, 2017

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.

4.32 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.

2.38 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.

9.13 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.

8.07 AM 31 March, 2017

Home destroyed in Laanecoorie

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

11.26 AM 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.

11.00 AM 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.

8.38 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.

1.26 PM 28 March, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

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

9.44 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).

9.59 AM 23 March, 2017

Academic research set to inspire change at CFA

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

8.50 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.

9.26 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).

1.17 PM 17 March, 2017