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South East Region burn training camp a success.

The South East Region Burn Training Camp on the Mornington Peninsula was held on the last weekend in March, with 60 volunteers and staff in attendance.

3.06 PM 11 April, 2017

Greg’s inspiring volunteer vision

Greg Mallett has taken his volunteering spirit around Australia, starting in the Tasmanian Country Fire Service in 1984 then through the Queensland Fire Service and the New South Wales Rural Fire Service.

1.40 PM 11 April, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipality from 1am on Monday, 17 April 2017:

12.30 PM 11 April, 2017

Collaboration at Cardinia Reservoir

Over 12 months of planning by Melbourne Water and CFA came to fruition on Wednesday 5 April and Thursday 6 April when CFA brigades joined crews from Melbourne Water to conduct a planned burn in the Cardinia Reservoir catchment.

12.17 PM 11 April, 2017

Donald to Charlton push

CFA brigades are the backbone of the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, collecting more than $25 million for the lifesaving appeal since the late 1950s.

10.24 AM 11 April, 2017

Injured firefighters on the mend

Two injured firefighters who had to be airlifted to The Alfred Hospital in Melbourne following a fire in Sale are in good spirits and on the mend.

4.30 PM 10 April, 2017

Werribee volunteers are always on the job

Werribee CFA volunteers Emily Martignago and Lino Zulian were in the right place at the right time when a patron of the local RSL went into anaphylactic shock at a Lions Club event.

3.22 PM 10 April, 2017

#CFAGFA – Can CFA top $1.8 million?

Preparations for this year’s Good Friday Appeal (GFA) are in full swing, with CFA members across the state gearing up to make the 86th annual appeal the most successful ever.

2.38 PM 10 April, 2017

Hotel destroyed in Sea Lake blaze

CFA firefighters were called to an early morning fire at the Sea Lake hotel today, 10 April.

2.37 PM 10 April, 2017

Three days to the 14hr CFA/MFB Treadmill Challenge

There is till time to register and particpate in the CFA/MFB treadmill challenge this Thursday 13 April 2017

12.40 PM 10 April, 2017

Bystander CPR saves life in Sunbury

Local school teacher Greg Purcell and CFA Senior Station Officer Tony Smith have received certificates of commendation from Ambulance Victoria for performing CPR on a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

11.51 AM 10 April, 2017

Rupanyup honours firefighters

Rupanyup is alive with artwork at the moment, with new murals honouring volunteer firefighters popping up across the town.

1.30 PM 7 April, 2017

Chief Officer statement – incident in Sale

Statement from Chief Officer Steve Warrington

11.28 AM 7 April, 2017

Koroit secures new firefighting equipment

Koroit Fire Brigade has received a thermal imaging camera (TIC) thanks to funding from Moyne Shire Council and Koroit Lions Club.

9.30 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

Emma making big strides as Maldon junior

For Maldon Brigade junior member Emma Webb, being involved in CFA is a part of her family history.

4.25 PM 5 April, 2017

Omeo Fire Brigade: "be prepared this summer"

Being in a popular tourist destination and transit route, Omeo Fire Brigade faces the challenge of keeping fire safety at the forefront of tourists' and locals' minds during the high-risk fire period.

1.38 PM 5 April, 2017

Faces of CFA: Adam Wensley

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.

10.18 AM 5 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

Brigades that train together...

On Sunday 2 April, volunteers from Clunes Fire Brigade, Creswick Fire Brigade and Talbot Fire Brigade got together at Clunes Fire Station for a joint training exercise.

4.22 PM 4 April, 2017
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