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Cool demeanour saves a life

A Wodonga West member has performed lifesaving CPR on a member of the public during a at Wodonga plaza last weekend, earning accolades from paramedics and onlookers.

9.29 AM 28 July, 2016

Equity and Diversity Review into CFA and MFB

From today, CFA members will have the opportunity to contribute to an independent review into equity and diversity being conducted by the Victorian Equal Opportunity & Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC).

2.56 PM 26 July, 2016

Commission begins review of the fire services

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC) today launched the Independent Review into equity and diversity within the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) and Country Fire Authority (CFA).

2.53 PM 26 July, 2016

Moe business goes up in flames

A mechanic business on Narracan Drive in Moe was destroyed by fire overnight (26 July), despite CFA crews fighting the blaze for more than two hours.

11.45 AM 26 July, 2016

North Aus fire season detailed in CRC news

July 2016's Hazard News, the monthly enews from the Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC, has all the latest from the CRC, including:

10.33 AM 26 July, 2016

Inglewood petrol tanker rollover – case study

The ‘Learning from incidents’ section of Brigade magazine includes case studies of major incidents researched by Fire & Emergency Management. Here, we analyse the Inglewood petrol tanker rollover in April 2016.

8.48 AM 26 July, 2016

Red25: engaging the community to donate blood

It's no secret that every year emergency services personnel compete for bragging rights in the Australian Red Cross’ Red25 blood challenge.

3.54 PM 25 July, 2016

Fireball does the fundraising quickstep

It was a scorcher on 9 February 2014 when fire broke out near Warrandyte. It took hold quickly and Quinton’s IGA supermarket enacted their fire plan after receiving a landline warning, locking all customers in as ash rained down outside.

11.51 AM 25 July, 2016

The ESO Blood Challenge 2016 - July up-date

VicPOL are only 20 donations in front!

11.01 AM 25 July, 2016

Terry Heafield: Don’t Do It Alone ride countdown

This Saturday 30 July, Operations Officer Terry Heafield will embark on an epic 2500 kilometre bike ride, stopping off at fire stations around Victoria to engage CFA members in open conversations about depression and anxiety.

10.07 AM 25 July, 2016
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