News & Media

Craigieburn annual dinner

On Saturday 2 September 2017, Craigieburn Fire Brigade held its annual dinner.

2.39 PM 5 September, 2017

Pine plantation fire

Over 120 CFA members tackled a grass and scrub fire at a Munro Pine Plantation on Sunday, 3 September.

6.10 PM 4 September, 2017

Updated Bushfire Firefighter reference manual

The second edition of the Bushfire Firefighter reference manual has been released with updated safety information. 

2.10 PM 4 September, 2017

An evening with Bruce Pascoe

Every seat was filled and it was standing room only at Broadford Fire Station on Monday night the 28th of August 2017.  Over 60 people came from across District 12and beyond to hear two unique presentations about Aboriginal traditional fire and Aboriginal land management.

12.33 PM 4 September, 2017

Langwarrin hosts Steve Moneghetti

Langwarrin Fire Brigade and Langwarrin Running Club came together on Saturday to host special guest marathon runner Steve Moneghetti, who travelled down from Ballarat to coach the members of the running club.

11.26 AM 4 September, 2017

CFA welcomes new Deputy Chief Officer

Chief Officer Steve Warrington has announced the appointment of a new Deputy Chief Officer, Gavin Freeman AFSM, who will join CFA later this month.

10.14 AM 4 September, 2017

Spotlight on CFA's education coordinators

Community Education Coordinators (CECs) do a lot more than just coordinate: they champion, promote, oversee and empower.

9.19 AM 4 September, 2017

Heyfield factory destroyed

Just after 10:20pm on Friday 1 September, multiple calls were received for a plaster factory fire in Commercial Rd, Heyfield.

3.20 PM 2 September, 2017

Trench rescue success

Emergency services responded to a report of a worker trapped, after a building site trench collapsed just after 4:15pm on Friday 1 September.

2.41 PM 2 September, 2017

World class dad keeps CFA in the family

Gabi Cazacenco is a real life super dad. Gabi, his wife Camelia and two children Mirela, 15 and Robert, 14 migrated to Australia from Romania in 2013 to give their children the best possible future. Luckily for CFA, he’s brought his firefighting skills with him.

6.22 PM 1 September, 2017

Catch of the Day – FUN raiser

The local fire brigade at Bemm River, the bream capital, is famous for its Annual Easter Fish and Chip fundraising event.

3.38 PM 1 September, 2017

R U OK DAY 2017

R U OK? DAY falls on Thursday 14 September 2017. It’s a national day of action to inspire all Australians to ask family, friends and colleagues, “Are you ok?” By regularly reaching out to one another and having open and honest conversations, we can help create and build on connections to reduce suicide rates.

11.39 AM 1 September, 2017

David’s 60 years to CFA

It was no average start to the Sunbury monthly brigade meeting on Monday 14 August.

11.20 AM 1 September, 2017

CFA Open Days ready to roll

Hundreds of CFA fire brigades will open their doors to the public over the next three months, giving the community a chance to get to know their local brigade. 

10.12 AM 1 September, 2017

Euroa celebrates 125 years of service

There were three days of celebrations in June to commemorate 125 years by one of the region’s strongest and most highly-respected fire brigades.

9.15 AM 1 September, 2017

Bairnsdale brigade excels in community engagement

As well as dedicating their time to fighting fires, the Bairnsdale Fire Brigade has a long proud history of community engagement, dating back to its origins 138 years ago. 

12.21 PM 31 August, 2017

New Hazardous Tree Awareness information package

The release of the new Hazardous Tree Awareness information package ensures brigade awareness and understanding of the joint standard operating procedure (JSOP) J8.03 Tree Hazard – Bushfire Response.

11.07 AM 31 August, 2017

Dryer sparks reminder on working smoke alarms

On Saturday 19 August, 16 CFA firefighters worked tirelessly to contain a house fire that tore through a property in Mount Eliza.

10.51 AM 31 August, 2017

Narre Warren house fire

Firefighters were called to a house fire that broke out in Cottonwood Court, Narre Warren last night.

10.30 AM 31 August, 2017

Triple response from Wyatt

For Port Albert Second Lieutenant and Junior Leader Wyatt Kilgower, the love of volunteering has generated yet more volunteering. 

10.30 AM 31 August, 2017
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