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Terry hangs up his boots after 30 years as a DGO

Terry Miller has spent the majority of his life serving his community, as a member of the Yanac Fire Brigade and his work with the Lowan Group.

3.03 PM 11 August, 2017

Firefighting the heart of the Harris family

Today is International Youth Day, which celebrates and recognises young people’s contributions to conflict prevention, transformation and inclusion. 

2.45 PM 11 August, 2017

Dandenong Ranges Feeding Group fundraiser

The Dandenong Ranges Feeding Group is having its annual fundraiser this October and the team want you to 'leave your hat on' and help raise money for the important work they do in the local community.

9.14 AM 11 August, 2017

Vale Allan Duncan – Upwey brigade life member

It is with heavy hearts that we, Upwey Fire Brigade members, announce the passing of Allan Duncan after a four-year battle with prostate cancer.

4.36 PM 10 August, 2017

Update: CFA Inclusion and Fairness August 2017

Consulting with people across CFA about inclusion and fairness is a large part of the work ahead of the team led by ACO Steve Smith. 

9.43 AM 10 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

AFSM Nominations – Queen’s Birthday Honours 2018

CFA values and honours exceptional contributions to protecting lives and property. You now have the opportunity to nominate outstanding people for recognition.

4.55 PM 8 August, 2017

From the Chief Officer: response times

The Select Committee inquiring into the Victorian government’s fire services legislation requested CFA provide response time data for our brigades.

4.19 PM 7 August, 2017

2017 Emergency Service Blood Challenge

We're now in the the final month for donations - August 2017.

8.31 AM 7 August, 2017

CFA connects youth, art and Indigenous culture

Jamie Atkins, Captain of Broadford Fire Brigade saw an opportunity to engage CFA, local Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth through Aboriginal art.

4.43 PM 4 August, 2017

2017 CFA & SES Bragging Board - Submit now

The Community Engagement Forums are an opportunity for brigades to enhance their skills and share their knowledge on community engagement practices.

11.23 AM 4 August, 2017

Urban competition hose giveaway

Is your brigade interested in running but don't have the equipment you need? We want to help!

1.28 PM 3 August, 2017

Having fun with kids at Camp Quality

Recently CFA was approached to support Camp Quality which wanted to run a weekend away for children with cancer at ‘The Lodge’ in Grantville.

12.15 PM 3 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

Horsham firey educates local kids

Horsham volunteer Bernie Hadfield not only loves his role as a CFA firey but he’s also passionate about educating local kids about fire safety.

9.49 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

Buy a Brick for Wye River brigade

Wye River Fire Brigade has launched a new fundraising campaign to help fund a new extension to its fire station.  

4.32 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

Gondola rescue training

On Saturday 29 July during the annual maintenance shutdown of the Arthurs Seat Eagle, CFA conducted specialised rescue training in conjunction with Arthurs Seat Eagle staff.    

9.55 AM 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
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