I’d like to start by conveying my sincere thanks to Chief Officer Steve Warrington and for his leadership in the organisation not just over the last four years but over a career that’s spanned 42 years both as a volunteer and as a career firefighter.
Firstly, I’d like to thank everyone who has provided feedback and support since I commenced as Acting CEO during what has been a challenging time for the organisation.
CFA firefighters were called to support a rope rescue operation at Toomuc Creek, near Princes Highway in Pakenham at 11am on Wednesday, 8 July 2020.
Caroline Springs Fire Brigade has elected Craig Freshwater as its first Captain in 18 years.
Fireys and a sprinkler system save Olinda home
Taking their Sunday morning planning section training session online has been a winner for District 14 volunteers.
Just over six months after the height of the 2019-20 summer bushfires that raged across East Gippsland and an outpouring of support from people all over the world, local brigades and communities continue their recovery journey.
On 3 July Upper Beaconsfield Fire Brigade was called out to a diesel car that was alight inside a garage.
CFA crews responded on 5 July to a stressed and struggling Magpie caught in guttering on top of a roof.
The Emergency Services Blood Challenge is well underway and CFA members continue to make life saving donations.
CFA firefighters safely rescued a seven month old cat from a tree in Sedgwick last night, 1 July.
CFA welcomes Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) as our new partner in delivering fire and emergency services to Victorians.
A four-wheel drive vehicle with three occupants left the road about 10 kilometres south-west of Hotham, rolled several times and came to rest on its wheels, around 25 metres down a slope.
Today (25 June) CFA Chief Officer and CEO Steve Warrington AFSM tendered his resignation, which the CFA Board has accepted.
Despite the best efforts of 14 CFA crews, a fire destroyed popular Yarra Glen restaurant Balgownie on June 25.
On Friday 26 June CFA is celebrating ‘Take your Dog to Work Day’ by encouraging members to bring their dogs online.
As the Emergency Services Blood Challenge continues it’s important to remember the very real reason we are encouraging members to donate.
Volunteers facing the challenges of preparing, responding and recovering from fire and emergencies in the alpine areas will be better supported, with the creation of CFA’s first Alpine Commander.
Starting from Monday, 22 June Dandenong’s main fire truck will feature two displays of professional Aboriginal artwork on both sides of the appliance.
Inspired by her Dad, CFA Group Training Officer Hannah Morris started volunteering as a junior firefighter with Hawkesdale Fire Brigade back in high school in 2008.