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News posts from CFA Media

Select Committee Report

CFA welcomes the release of the Select Committee’s report into the State Government’s proposed fire services reforms. 

1.34 PM 18 August, 2017

CFA crews attend house fire in Melton South

UPDATE 4.05pm: The fire was called under control at 4pm.

3.43 PM 17 August, 2017

High angle rescue in Toora

This morning (17 August) CFA crews were called to help rescue a driver who veered off a road into a steep embankment in Toora.

2.29 PM 17 August, 2017

Cat-astrophe strikes for young girl in Bendigo

At 2.30 yesterday afternoon (15 August) three CFA crews from Bendigo and Huntly were called to the scene of an incident on McConnachie Court in Bendigo.

1.53 PM 16 August, 2017

Brigades get a feel for the season ahead

It’s hard to believe that some of our fireys have been battling grass fires and burn offs over the past couple of weeks given the gloomy weather, but they certainly have.

1.10 PM 15 August, 2017

CFA women’s event to be held in Wodonga

The CFA will host a women’s event on Sunday 27 August to promote the large number of operational and non-operational opportunities for women in CFA.

1.09 PM 15 August, 2017

House fire in Sale

Firefighters have been called to a house fire in Sale early this morning (15 August).

9.58 AM 15 August, 2017

Do you want fireys with that?

CFA fireys were dealt a supersized task this morning when they were called to battle a blaze at the Dingley Village McDonald's (9 August).

12.34 PM 9 August, 2017

Aircraft accident at Clyde North

CFA crews responded to a light plane crash in Clyde North at about 10.40am this morning.

11.27 AM 3 August, 2017

Joint CFA and EPA update on Stawell tyre stockpile

Repeated failure by the owners of a tyre stockpile in Stawell to comply with Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) notices and with a Country Fire Authority (CFA) Fire Protection Notice has led EPA to take steps to take charge of the site and effect a clean-up.

4.42 PM 2 August, 2017

New recruits gain glimpse of training

Newly-recruited career firefighters recently got a taste of what’s to come during their 20 weeks of intense training, at induction sessions for the new Victorian Recruit Firefighter Courses.

4.08 PM 2 August, 2017

CFA fireys step up for mental health

Hundreds of CFA firefighters have been donning their PPC and getting hot and sweaty despite being nowhere near a fire. 

1.54 PM 1 August, 2017

High angle rescue in Echuca

Echuca brigade was called to a rescue in Echuca’s Victoria Park Reserve on 30 July.

5.00 PM 31 July, 2017

Farm safety a serious matter for two CFA members

CFA is just one of the many things that Baddaginnie members and good mates Rod Cook and Phil Rees have in common.

9.47 AM 24 July, 2017

CFA crews to assist in fighting Canadian fires

Three CFA firefighters are set to embark on a deployment to Canada to assist in the fighting of more than 121 out-of-control wildfires burning through British Columbia in country’s south west.

12.27 PM 18 July, 2017

Bedroom heater causes Dandenong house fire

A bar heater that was left too close to a bed was the cause of a house fire in Ronald Street, Dandenong last week (13 July). 

11.38 AM 18 July, 2017

Early morning call-out for Cohuna

It was an early start for CFA crews when they were called to a house fire on Rosalind Street in Cohuna.

1.50 PM 17 July, 2017

A new generation of CFA leaders

Grady Tyson joined CFA four years ago as a passionate junior member of the Tatura Fire Brigade.

12.04 PM 17 July, 2017

New fire stations for Wyndham

Melbourne’s fast growing outer west will receive new fire stations thanks to a state government announcement made earlier this morning.

12.03 PM 14 July, 2017

Shop fire in Hamilton

CFA crews are currently on the scene of a fire at a trailer hire shop on the corner of Glenelg and Henty Highway in Hamilton.

4.12 PM 13 July, 2017
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