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#CFAGFA – Can CFA top $1.8 million?

Preparations for this year’s Good Friday Appeal (GFA) are in full swing, with CFA members across the state gearing up to make the 86th annual appeal the most successful ever.

2.38 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

Three days to the 14hr CFA/MFB Treadmill Challenge

There is till time to register and particpate in the CFA/MFB treadmill challenge this Thursday 13 April 2017

12.40 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

Rupanyup honours firefighters

Rupanyup is alive with artwork at the moment, with new murals honouring volunteer firefighters popping up across the town.

1.30 PM 7 April, 2017

Chief Officer statement – incident in Sale

Statement from Chief Officer Steve Warrington

11.28 AM 7 April, 2017

Koroit secures new firefighting equipment

Koroit Fire Brigade has received a thermal imaging camera (TIC) thanks to funding from Moyne Shire Council and Koroit Lions Club.

9.30 AM 7 April, 2017

CFA crews return from QLD

CFA members deployed to Queensland to provide planning and recovery support after ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie have all returned to Victoria.

12.44 PM 6 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

Omeo Fire Brigade: "be prepared this summer"

Being in a popular tourist destination and transit route, Omeo Fire Brigade faces the challenge of keeping fire safety at the forefront of tourists' and locals' minds during the high-risk fire period.

1.38 PM 5 April, 2017

Faces of CFA: Adam Wensley

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

10.18 AM 5 April, 2017

Echuca unveils new station

Echuca Fire Station and Deakin Group Headquarters unveiled its brand new location with a grand opening ceremony held on Saturday, 25 March 2017.

9.59 AM 5 April, 2017

Brigades that train together...

On Sunday 2 April, volunteers from Clunes Fire Brigade, Creswick Fire Brigade and Talbot Fire Brigade got together at Clunes Fire Station for a joint training exercise.

4.22 PM 4 April, 2017

Fire restrictions finishing

The Fire Danger Period will finish for the following municipalities from 1am on Monday, 10 April 2017:

3.33 PM 4 April, 2017

Female fireys bring home gold

Two CFA fireys from Bendigo wiped out the competition and won gold at the 2017 Police and Emergency Services Games in Melbourne last week.

3.08 PM 4 April, 2017

Allan’s ride spreads awareness and hope

An exhausted, inspired and very humbled Allan Rankin has recently returned from a 9 day bike ride, all the in the name of cancer research. (See previous story here)

11.40 AM 4 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

Clonbinane brigade celebrates station opening

On Sunday 2 April, Clonbinane Fire Brigade's new fire station was officially opened by CFA Board Member Lynda Hamilton with a ribbon cutting.

8.46 AM 4 April, 2017

New Juniors at Wandong show off their skills

After a long absence Wandong fire brigade has reintroduced a Junior fire brigade.

8.17 AM 4 April, 2017

Early morning hotel fire in Thorpdale

Early this morning (4 April) CFA firefighters were called to the scene of a fatal hotel fire in Thorpdale. 

8.02 AM 4 April, 2017
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