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VESEP Grant Program opens

In recognition of the significant contribution made by emergency services volunteers the Minister for Emergency Services Ms Jane Garrett MLA has opened the Volunteer Emergency Services Equipment Program 2016/17 today.

 1.56 PM 31 March, 2016

Heyfield history up in flames

Good Friday proved a busy evening for Gippsland firefighters, called to a blaze at the site of the former Heyfield petrol station.

 9.47 AM 27 March, 2016

Small town brigade making big waves with PAVS

The Property Advice Visit Service (PAVS) has delivered some unexpected outcomes for the Wairewa Fire Brigade and positive benefits for the community in South East Region.

 9.59 AM 16 February, 2016

Saw mill fire

CFA crews are responding to a fire at a saw mill in Hazelwood North.

 1.33 PM 17 November, 2015

SE brigades prepped for property advice visits

More than 130 volunteers from 30 brigades across CFA's South East Region are now ready to deliver fire safety advice to communities under the Property Advice Visit Service.

 12.46 PM 11 November, 2015

ROADwhyz at Lakes Entrance

It was a dark and stormy night.

 2.06 PM 5 October, 2015

Service to Boisdale Fire Brigade

An impressive 345 years of combined voluntary service have been recognised by CFA at a BBQ lunch in Boisdale Rec Reserve.

 10.36 AM 28 September, 2015

Deaf member comes in loud and clear

While Peter Busch was born deaf, this experienced Glenaladale firefighter knows that a roaring bushfire leaves everyone on the fireground hard of hearing and gesturing wildly to get their messages across.

 1.26 PM 24 August, 2015

Advancing Orbost youth

While Newmerella brigade’s Graham Wilson has recently stepped down from fire equipment maintenance and the Orbost Group secretary and treasurer roles, he’s not giving up teaching Advance, previously known as Youth Crew, at Orbost Secondary College.

 1.12 PM 24 August, 2015

Glenmaggie turning around daytime response

With a population of 523 (to be exact) and an influx of up to 6000 lakeside holiday makers in summer, Glenmaggie Fire Brigade faces the familiar challenge of weekday turnout.

 12.59 PM 24 August, 2015

South East Assistant Chief updates ABC Radio

Every fortnight Trevor Owen, the Assistant Chief Officer of CFA's South East Region joins Sian Gard on ABC Gippsland Breakfast.

 10.04 AM 20 August, 2015

Woman rescued from cave says thanks

A woman who was rescued from a cave has contacted CFA to thank rescuers for their "kindness and support".

 12.04 PM 14 August, 2015

ROADwhyz comes back to East Gippsland

ROADwhyz, Choice & Consequence, a road safety awareness evening aimed at young people just starting to drive, is returning to East Gippsland on 28 August.

 4.34 PM 13 August, 2015

Gunai Kurnai CFA members Celebrate NAIDOC Week

Lake Tyers Aboriginal Trust satellite brigade  hosted friends, family and community for a NAIDOC Week barbecue in East Gippsland.

 9.03 AM 16 July, 2015

Four die on Victorian waterways

The Australian Volunteer Coast Guard Association is concerned by the increase in boating-related fatalities after the official boating season. We have had four fatalities in Victorian waters since the Queen's Birthday long weekend.

 11.07 PM 30 June, 2015

Heyfield Emergency Service Expo

On Sunday14th June, Heyfield Fire Brigade hosted its first Emergency Services Expo.  The CFA came together with the SES, Ambulance Victoria, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and Victoria Police to talk to the community about fires and local emergencies and provide an opportunity for the public to see the equipment applied and operated in an emergency situation.

 8.58 AM 26 June, 2015

Steven Barling AFSM

CFA volunteer Steven Barling is one of those rare individuals who is as handy with an operational strategy as he is a fire hose – and has been honoured this Queen's Birthday for a remarkable contribution over nearly 30 years.

 4.48 PM 8 June, 2015

Man rescued from burning home

A Traralgon man is lucky to be alive after firefighters carried him from his burning home overnight.

 1.33 PM 26 May, 2015

240 years of service for Heyfield Fire Brigade

A total of 240 years of CFA service were presented to members of Heyfield Fire Brigade by Acting Operations Manager of District 10 Colin Brown on 2 May 2015.

 10.09 AM 7 May, 2015

Military history lives on with Cowwarr volunteer

Cowwarr Fire Brigade member Doug Steley has a rich family history of Army service, making ANZAC Day a reflective time of the year.

 1.17 PM 23 April, 2015