Equipping every CFA brigade in District 16 with a defibrillator paid off in spades when long-standing volunteer Craig Cheesman’s heart stopped during a group training exercise in October last year.
Forty firefighters responded when a fire broke out in the room of an aged care resident in Pakenham last night.
CFA would like to express its deepest sympathy following the tragic incident which has occurred at Port Campbell this morning.
A 12 year-old-boy has received severe burns from a backyard bonfire in Blairgowrie this afternoon (19 April).
For the last 3 years Fletcher has been battling a brain tumour that has resulted in over 200 nights spent at the The Royal Children's Hospital.
During the rehabilitation of the 94-hectare Ruffy bushfire in February this year, CFA's Vegetation Management Support Officer Mitch Emmett spotted some similarities to a site he had seen on an Aboriginal Cultural Heritage field trip conducted by CFA in the previous year.
As you may be aware, work is underway to enhance CFA’s induction program. With improvements to employee inductions implemented, the project is now ready to engage on the volunteer induction program.
Firefighters from the MFB and the CFA are today taking their teamwork from the fireground to the treadmill in a friendly competition to raise money for the Royal Children's Hospital Good Friday Appeal.
CFA members have been passionately supporting the Good Friday Appeal for over 60 years.
CFA members from brigades across the state will be out shaking tins on street corners this Friday for a good cause.
As part of our strong partnership with the Good Friday Appeal, CFA spoke to a few of its firefighters who have been directly affected and understand the need to raise these important funds for the Royal Children’s Hospital.
A fire in Bullengarook this morning (Thursday 18 April) was started by an abandoned campfire.
Sarah Algie devotes her time to helping others, which is remarkable when you consider what life has taken from her.
A grass and scrub fire at Mount Clear near Ballarat yesterday (16 April) has burned more than 20 hectares.
This Friday 19 April is the Good Friday Appeal – Kids Day Out event at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
CFA is asking all Victorians to take care and be vigilant over the Easter break, with high temperatures expected and many people travelling across the state.
The Lessons Management Centre (LMC) has launched new pages on CFA Online as part of the commitment to performance improvement, learning from experiences and engaging with CFA members.
In the aftermath of the devastating 2009 bushfires, Kilmore East farmers Kevin and Rhonda Butler needed to quickly rebuild their fences.
Nine CFA firefighters from eight brigades will run out for the Australian Combined Emergency Services (ACES) football team when they take on the Australian Defence Force All Stars in this year’s Anzac Day Challenge – the most of any organisation taking part.
CFA Chief Executive Officer Dr Paul Smith will be leaving the organisation to take up a new role.