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Jono claims double medal glory

CFA’s Jono Gawthrop trumped the competition to win not one but two gold medals at the Police and Emergency Services Games.

9.39 AM 19 April, 2017

Michael beats the odds and claims gold

One of CFA’s hard working members has taken home gold in the 2017 Victorian Police and Emergency Services Games and it’s not his first time either.

1.26 PM 12 April, 2017

Donald to Charlton push

CFA brigades are the backbone of the Royal Children’s Hospital Good Friday Appeal, collecting more than $25 million for the lifesaving appeal since the late 1950s.

10.24 AM 11 April, 2017

Werribee volunteers are always on the job

Werribee CFA volunteers Emily Martignago and Lino Zulian were in the right place at the right time when a patron of the local RSL went into anaphylactic shock at a Lions Club event.

3.22 PM 10 April, 2017

Hotel destroyed in Sea Lake blaze

CFA firefighters were called to an early morning fire at the Sea Lake hotel today, 10 April.

2.37 PM 10 April, 2017

Bystander CPR saves life in Sunbury

Local school teacher Greg Purcell and CFA Senior Station Officer Tony Smith have received certificates of commendation from Ambulance Victoria for performing CPR on a man who had gone into cardiac arrest.

11.51 AM 10 April, 2017

Emma making big strides as Maldon junior

For Maldon Brigade junior member Emma Webb, being involved in CFA is a part of her family history.

4.25 PM 5 April, 2017

Tameeka leading the way for junior members

For nineteen-year-old Ararat Brigade member Tameeka Cann, being involved with CFA is a way to make a difference in the lives of others.

10.55 AM 4 April, 2017

Firefighters on the move

Today, 31 March, 51 career firefighters will take up new positions at 11 integrated fire stations, as part of the Growth Programs across CFA.

1.08 PM 31 March, 2017

Bold performance in the name of bushfire safety

As part of CFA’s 2016-17 Summer Fire Safety Initiative the children at Toora Primary School have slipped on their dancing shoes in the name of bushfire safety.

11.13 AM 30 March, 2017

CFA Board communique

The CFA Board led its regular monthly meeting on Wednesday, 22 March 2017.  

10.01 AM 27 March, 2017

CFA members rescue puppy from house fire

Quick thinking CFA members have come to the rescue of a puppy while attending a house fire in Leongatha on Saturday, March 18.

3.43 PM 23 March, 2017

Mansfield Group opens its doors to the community

CFA District 23 Mansfield Group is opening its doors and inviting the community to join group members for an information evening which includes a presentation from some successful CFA women.

2.23 PM 22 March, 2017

CFA members help save life of Shepparton man

CFA members helped save the life of a Shepparton man following a serious assault outside his home on Thursday, 18 June 2015. 

3.29 PM 21 March, 2017

Mt Eliza volunteers brave the shave

Mount Eliza Fire Brigade volunteers have braved the shave to help raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.

12.12 PM 20 March, 2017

CFA brigades thank local sporting club

For many years the Tooradin & District Sports Club have supported local CFA brigades including Tooradin, Warneet-Blind Bight, Devon Meadows and Clyde just to name a few.

12.02 PM 16 March, 2017

Ten brigades tackle shed fire in Kangaroo Ground

It was 3.36am on Monday 6 March when the page was received for a shed fire in Kangaroo Ground. 

11.13 AM 9 March, 2017

Heywood Wood, Wine & Roses Festival

“Safer Together” was definitely the theme at this year’s Heywood Wood Wine & Roses Festival.

11.28 AM 1 March, 2017

Board communique

The CFA Board held its regular monthly meeting on Monday 20 February 2017.  

9.05 AM 24 February, 2017

The original firebomber

Victorian pilot Keith Davidson’s life in the air and on the air base is pioneering stuff.

3.31 PM 15 February, 2017
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