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Paramedics and fireys - a good mix

This week, Kyneton Fire Brigade coordinated a joint training event with paramedics from Kyneton ambulance branch.

 4.14 PM 22 August, 2014

Firey gates of Guildford

As part of renovations to Guildford Fire Station's backyard, former Captain Ray Pattle asked his members to build a safety gate. This was to help provide a safe place for brigade family activities.

 1.50 PM 29 July, 2014

Special Recognition Award

Members of the Darraweit Guim brigade where honoured to receive the Special Recognition Award at a ceremony held at the weekend. The award was presented by CFA Board Chair Claire Higgins for outstanding work during recent fires in the Darraweit area.

 8.32 PM 21 July, 2014

Fire station break-ins

The Riddells Creek and the Bolinda-Monegeetta CFA fire stations were both broken into and ransacked overnight.

 3.12 PM 20 July, 2014

Students call for increased funding

Castlemaine Secondary College students call for increased support to rural and regional emergency service volunteers. 

 5.18 PM 15 July, 2014

Joyces Creek home lost

A home has been lost in Joyces Creek and Ambulance Victoria have transported a 16 year old male to hospital with superficial burns.

 5.35 PM 14 July, 2014

North-west firefighters honoured

On 29 June, 141 local firefighters assembled from across the Victorian north-west fire district to receive a National Emergency Medal for offering ‘sustained operational service’ to the community during the fires of early 2009.

 3.20 PM 14 July, 2014

Man injured in Guildford house fire

A man in his 50s received burns to his face and hands in a house fire at Guildford last night (12/07).

 11.54 AM 13 July, 2014

Riddells Creek Life Member Awards

Four life membership recipients have been honoured at Riddells Creek after sharing a combined 149 years of service!

 6.43 PM 3 July, 2014

200th Rural Station Upgrade

Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Bushfire Response Kim Wells  today marked a significant milestone for Victoria’s fire services,  officially opening the 200th CFA station upgrade at Toolern Vale brigade.

 1.25 PM 2 July, 2014

New career firefighters start today

CFA’s 21 new career firefighters have arrived on station today, joining the ranks of more than 685 already protecting lives and property at fire stations across Victoria and supporting CFA’s 55,000 volunteers.

 3.48 PM 10 June, 2014

Brigade saves Olinda landmark

Quick action by Olinda's volunteer brigade has saved a popular local restaurant from fire.

 6.19 PM 29 May, 2014

Lounge room life member

When 55-year member of Inglewood Fire Brigade Graeme Lyndon couldn’t make it to the Saturday 17 May brigade’s 150th anniversary dinner because of a recent operation, the official party instead went to him.

 2.59 PM 23 May, 2014

House fires prompt safety warning

A spate of recent fires in and around the Bendigo area should serve as a timely reminder to all Victorians about the importance of practising home fire safety, particularly during the winter months.

 5.39 PM 22 May, 2014

Shane always checking troops

Shane Scoble is currently the group officer for Newstead Group but is still an active member for Guildford Fire Brigade, regularly turning out for local calls as well as strike teams. 

 1.40 PM 16 May, 2014

Loddon Mallee exercise

On 14 May, Victoria Police, CFA, SES and emergency services and supporting agencies of the Loddon Mallee Region conducted Exercise Duplex. 

 3.42 PM 15 May, 2014

Soapie star doubles as CFA Vol

***Andrew Morley, Home and Away actor and CFA volunteer is being profiled as part of a special series focusing on volunteers in the lead up to National Volunteer Week May 12-18.

 10.59 AM 15 May, 2014

Ethical decision making workshop

On Sunday 4 May, 19 CFA members attended an Ethical Decision Making workshop at the Kyneton Fire Station.

 3.53 PM 9 May, 2014

Newstead brigade's Good Friday

On Good Friday, Newstead brigade travelled around the local community and raised $1,885 for the Royal Children's Hospital. To mark the occasion, brigade member Christopher Simmins wrote this poem.

 9.45 AM 9 May, 2014

New fire station for Newham

Victorian Government Media ReleaseA new CFA station will increase the capacity of firefighters to protect  lives and property in Newham and surrounding areas in the Macedon Ranges.

 12.17 PM 4 May, 2014