News & Media

CEO named in Victoria’s top 50 public sector women

CFA CEO Frances Diver has been named in the prestigious Top 50 Public Sector Women (Victoria) list.

5.32 PM 23 August, 2017

New start for Gapsted Fire Brigade

It’s hard to believe that just two years ago, Gapsted Fire Brigade was experiencing trying times.

2.50 PM 23 August, 2017

Ammonia leak in Cobden

Update 10.07pm: The incident was called under control at 10pm (22 August).

10.37 PM 22 August, 2017

House fire in Upper Ferntree Gully

At 5.30pm this evening (22 August) CFA crews were called to the scene of a house fire on Salisbury Street, Upper Ferntree Gully.

7.55 PM 22 August, 2017

Early morning house fire in Myrtleford

CFA were called to a house fire in Myrtleford yesterday morning (Monday 21 August) after a fire broke out just before 1.00am.

1.53 PM 22 August, 2017

Bendigo aerial appliance to the rescue

Dale Stemmer, Senior Station Officer at Bendigo Fire Brigade knows how distressing pet rescues can be for owners.

9.01 AM 20 August, 2017

Early morning unit fire in Warrenheip

In the early hours of this morning (22 August) five CFA crews were called to the scene of a unit fire on Mahars Road in Warrenheip.

12.55 PM 22 August, 2017

The final countdown – Blood Challenge 2017

CFA and VicPol are in the race for the highest donations nationally.

3.35 PM 21 August, 2017

Perfect conditions for seasonal volunteering

With a population of about 100 in summer but up to 8000 on a perfect winter day, Mt Hotham-Dinner Plain Fire Brigade needs an innovative volunteering model.

12.34 PM 21 August, 2017

Smouldering ash sparks fire in Teesdale

Earlier in the month, a Teesdale family had a timely reminder about the importance of properly disposing of ashes from their fire place, when their deck caught fire after ash discarded several days earlier reignited.   

12.02 PM 21 August, 2017

Rounding up funds at Casterton Kelpie Muster

For 20 years, the population of Casterton has jumped from 2000 to at least 8000 humans and 1000 dogs each Queen’s Birthday long weekend for the Casterton Kelpie Muster.

3.17 PM 18 August, 2017

Select Committee Report

CFA welcomes the release of the Select Committee’s report into the State Government’s proposed fire services reforms. 

2.34 PM 18 August, 2017

VCE students design logo for Torquay Fire Brigade

Visual communication students from Surf Coast Secondary College have been busy gaining real-life experience, designing a logo for Torquay Fire Brigade.

1.50 PM 18 August, 2017

Coaches' success 30 years in the making

District 16 and Beazley’s Bridge Fire Brigade are lucky to have two volunteers who not only volunteer their time to fight fires, but also educate up-and-coming brigade members.

10.43 AM 18 August, 2017

CFA crews attend house fire in Melton South

UPDATE 4.05pm: The fire was called under control at 4pm.

4.43 PM 17 August, 2017

High angle rescue in Toora

This morning (17 August) CFA crews were called to help rescue a driver who veered off a road into a steep embankment in Toora.

3.29 PM 17 August, 2017

You’re invited - Conversation Convoy

Come and join us at Lake Wendouree this coming Tuesday morning when the R U Ok Day? Conversation Convoy stops off in Ballarat.

3.08 PM 17 August, 2017

Margot Green, out and listening

Margot Green held many roles in her time serving the Hilldene Fire Brigade.

11.27 AM 17 August, 2017

Cat-astrophe strikes young girl in Bendigo

At 2.30 yesterday afternoon (15 August) three CFA crews from Bendigo and Huntly were called to the scene of an incident on McConnachie Court in Bendigo.

2.53 PM 16 August, 2017

Faces of CFA: Nicholas Watt

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

11.11 AM 16 August, 2017
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