News & Media

Help Euroa celebrate this weekend

Members of Euroa Fire Brigade would like you to help them celebrate their 125th birthday this weekend, 9 to 11 June.

11.36 AM 5 June, 2017

Crash destroys Tarneit childcare centre

A childcare centre on Tarneit Road, Tarneit has been destroyed by fire, after a car crashed in to the front of the building around 4am today (5 June).

7.13 AM 5 June, 2017

CFA Volunteer Excellence Award

Last Friday night 6 young CFA volunteers from the VFBV youth network and 2 young CFA nominees joined Director of People and Culture Zemeel Saba and 500 other young Victorians and their families in attending the Victorian Young Volunteer of the Year awards at the Flemington Racecourse. 

10.16 PM 2 June, 2017

Wellbeing first at Montrose

Montrose Fire Brigade is set to receive $13,000 for a new health and wellbeing fitness area, the first of its kind at a volunteer station in Victoria.

4.26 PM 2 June, 2017

A life saved in Rowville

At around 9pm on 15 May, Julie, a Rowville resident, discovered her husband Andrew unresponsive in bed.

3.04 PM 1 June, 2017

Traditional fire management book for brigades

One CFA district was on the front foot for National Reconciliation Week, ensuring every brigade received a book about Indigenous traditional fire management to help CFA members appreciate the shared culture of fire.

11.26 AM 1 June, 2017

CFA volunteer warns of fungus in firewood

Glenaladale CFA volunteer John Hine was faced with a battle last year, one he never saw coming. This time last year John was cutting up the annual supply of Redgum wood on his farm in Woodglen. John had no idea he was inhaling a small fungus that lives in some timbers.

1.57 PM 31 May, 2017

Working with the local community

On a cold Monday night in May, Langwarrin Fire Brigade, along with neighbouring brigades Cranbourne and Pearcedale, were paged to attend a structure fire with reported persons missing at Cranbourne South Primary School in Cranbourne South, which is set in a semi-rural location.

8.19 AM 31 May, 2017

CFA sets sights on blood challenge

Emergency services gathered at the Victorian Police Air Wing this cool winter morning (30 May) for the Emergency Services Blood Challenge launch hosted by the Australian Red Cross.

4.08 PM 30 May, 2017

RCH says 'Thank You' for 2017 Good Friday Appeal

Last Friday night (26 May) The Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal held the first of a series of ‘Thank you’ events in Parkville to express their thanks to supporters for raising a total of $17,605,662 for this year’s appeal.

4.06 PM 30 May, 2017

New Assistant Chief Officer Inclusion and Fairness

Last Monday, CFA’s Steve Smith commenced in his new role as Assistant Chief Officer, Inclusion and Fairness.

3.42 PM 30 May, 2017

Brigades undertake intense training at Dumbalk

Brigades from the South Gippsland Group of Fire Brigades joined together for a training exercise focusing on structure fires and hazardous materials at the Dumbalk Recreation Reserve on Sunday morning, May 28, 2017.

2.26 PM 30 May, 2017

Candle blamed for Cranbourne North fire

An unattended scented candle caused a fire that destroyed a Cranbourne North home yesterday (29 May).

2.06 PM 30 May, 2017

Mornington Fire Brigade 100-year dinner

Mornington Fire Brigade held its annual dinner last Saturday night at Mornington Racecourse, and celebrated its 100-year anniversary milestone which occurred on 1 January 2017.  

12.29 PM 30 May, 2017

Group training day interrupted by real house fire

Four brigades in the Baw Baw Group of Fire Brigades were attending a specialist training course when they were called out to a house fire in Drouin West on Sunday morning, 28 May.

11.35 AM 30 May, 2017

Three stuck in crane collapse

Three workers were trapped after the crane they were in collapsed in Geelong this morning (30 May).

10.27 AM 30 May, 2017

Winery blaze in Werribee

CFA firefighters were called to an early morning fire at a winery in Werribee today, 30 May.

9.19 AM 30 May, 2017

Three-house blaze in San Remo

One house has been destroyed and two others significantly damaged in San Remo earlier this afternoon.

5.12 PM 29 May, 2017

Rochester builds Indigenous connection

More than six months after Rochester Fire Brigade hosted CFA’s first Smoking Ceremony focusing on safe passage through the fire season, the brigade’s members continue to increase their knowledge of local Indigenous culture.

4.35 PM 29 May, 2017

Ray’s 50 years of opportunities

Little did Ray Downes know that helping his local fire brigade with roadside burning would end up being a partnership of over 50 years with CFA.

12.13 PM 29 May, 2017
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