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House fire in Taylors Hill

Firefighters have been called to a house fire in Taylors Hill this afternoon (21 May 2017).

5.06 PM 21 May, 2017

A stronger CFA

Today the Victorian Government announced a significant package of reforms to strengthen the delivery of the fire services that keep our community safe.

2.15 PM 19 May, 2017

Message from Chair – Friday 19 May

This morning the Premier announced a significant reform to the way that fire services are delivered in Victoria. 

12.29 PM 19 May, 2017

An open letter about inclusion

I joined CFA when a friend of mine lost her childcare centre in a fire. This friend knew I had a strong interest in the emergency services field and advised me to attend Scoresby Fire Brigade’s open day.

5.57 PM 17 May, 2017

New training site to boost firefighters and Ballan

CFA welcomes the announcement a site for a new training campus in Ballan has been secured, giving firefighters better access to practical training.

3.11 PM 15 May, 2017

Funding boost for emergency services volunteers

Emergency services volunteers across the state are receiving a funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

3.56 PM 11 May, 2017

Fire notice issued for tyre stockpile in Stawell

CFA has today issued a Fire Prevention Notice to the owner of a tyre stockpile in Stawell, Used Tyre Recycling Corporation Pty Ltd (UTRC).

10.42 AM 11 May, 2017

Donna and Helen always helping others

In celebration of National Volunteer Week, we are recognising a few of our outstanding volunteers who go above and beyond for their home towns.

4.16 PM 10 May, 2017

Volunteering in their blood, footy in their hearts

In celebration of National Volunteer Week we are recognising a few of our outstanding volunteers who always go above and beyond for their home town.

3.34 PM 9 May, 2017

Celebrations for volunteer fireys run hot

The contribution and commitment of CFA volunteers will be celebrated this week as part of National Volunteer Week (8-14 May).

1.07 PM 8 May, 2017

Graeme and Ruth dedicated to Mandurang

In celebration of National Volunteer Week we are recognising a few of our outstanding volunteers who always go above and beyond for their home town.

11.36 AM 8 May, 2017

Hall fire in Corio

Early this morning CFA crews were called to a hall fire in Corio.

10.27 AM 5 May, 2017

Landfill blaze in Kilmany

CFA firefighters were called to an early morning fire at the Kilmany Landfill today, 4 May. 

10.55 AM 4 May, 2017

The best tools for our state’s heroes

The Andrews Labor Government is helping to keep Victoria safe, with extra support for the men and women who serve our state during an emergency.

4.21 PM 2 May, 2017

CFA volunteers recognised at 2017 Inspire Awards

CFA volunteers were recognised for their hard work on Wednesday 26 April at the Inspire Awards.

4.48 PM 27 April, 2017

Explosive factory fire in Delacombe

Firefighters battled a large factory fire containing fireworks in Delacombe this morning (27 April 2017).

12.08 PM 27 April, 2017

Historic house fire in Yarram

CFA firefighters from 14 brigades have been working tirelessly since 3pm today (26 April) to contain a fire in 120-year-old homestead in Yarram.

8.27 PM 26 April, 2017

Funding boost for Shepparton

CFA volunteers in the Greater Shepparton region will receive a $125,000 funding boost, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government.

2.33 PM 26 April, 2017

South Warrandyte officially opens

The brand new, integrated South Warrandyte Fire Station officially opened on 24 April. 

11.43 AM 26 April, 2017

Burn off in Ballarat East

Residents around Ballarat East and neighbouring areas may see smoke this afternoon as CFA conducts a planned burn along Turpie Street.

5.49 PM 24 April, 2017