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News posts from CFA Media

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

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

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

Update on preparations for fire season

CFA Chief Officer Steve Warrington has a brief message about our statewide preparations for the summer season and an update on the proposed fire services reform.

7.26 PM 29 August, 2017

CFA Pride funding to bolster inclusion

CFA Pride has been a successful applicant in grant funding from Emergency Management Victoria's Emergency Services Volunteer Sustainability (ESVS) grants program.

10.24 AM 25 August, 2017

Two truck collision in Darley

It is all hands on deck this morning as emergency service crews attended a collision between two semi-trailers in Darley.

9.53 AM 25 August, 2017

EMR reunion in Hallam

It was a heartfelt reunion at the Hallam Fire Station on Sunday (13 August) when CFA firefighters hosted a BBQ for a patient whose life they helped save back in 2015.

5.19 PM 23 August, 2017

Ammonia leak in Cobden

Update 10.07pm: The incident was called under control at 10pm (22 August).

10.37 PM 22 August, 2017

House fire in Upper Ferntree Gully

At 5.30pm this evening (22 August) CFA crews were called to the scene of a house fire on Salisbury Street, Upper Ferntree Gully.

7.55 PM 22 August, 2017

Early morning house fire in Myrtleford

CFA were called to a house fire in Myrtleford yesterday morning (Monday 21 August) after a fire broke out just before 1.00am.

1.53 PM 22 August, 2017

Early morning unit fire in Warrenheip

In the early hours of this morning (22 August) five CFA crews were called to the scene of a unit fire on Mahars Road in Warrenheip.

12.55 PM 22 August, 2017

Select Committee Report

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

2.34 PM 18 August, 2017

CFA crews attend house fire in Melton South

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

4.43 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.

3.29 PM 17 August, 2017

Cat-astrophe strikes 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.

2.53 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.

2.10 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.

2.09 PM 15 August, 2017

House fire in Sale

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

10.58 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).

1.34 PM 9 August, 2017
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