A committed group of around 30 CFA volunteers from District 7 will help Lorne Fire Brigade by responding to incidents within its response area during the busy summer tourist season.
Close to half of all Victorians living in areas at high risk of bushfire could be risking their lives by opting to ‘wait and see’ rather than ‘leave early’ on high-risk fire days, a CFA survey has revealed.
Today the Country Fire Authority (CFA) is releasing its emergency response data from the fourth quarter of the 2019-20 financial year.
CFA and Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) are encouraging Victorians to celebrate the holiday period safely by checking festive lights before switching them on.
With the school holidays starting this week, Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV), Country Fire Authority (CFA) and Victoria State Emergency Service (VicSES) are urging people to monitor emergency warnings before travelling across the state.
CFA has led a multi-agency effort including aerial support, strike teams, 40 tankers and support vehicles, to bring a grass fire at Mt Cottrell under control.
Highton CFA’s new captain Ali Jordan has firefighting in her blood but says she still has much to learn and is looking forward to working with a great brigade management team.
The Fire Danger Period will begin at 01.00am on Monday, 14 December 2020 for the following municipalities in CFA’s South West Region: • City of Greater Geelong • Surf Coast Shire • Borough of Queenscliff
CFA firefighters from Heyfield conducted a planned burn in open woodland and grassland vegetation on Saturday, 5 December 2020.
CFA and Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) are introducing fire restrictions for all Gippsland Municipalities, starting from 1.00 am on Monday 14 December 2020 and continuing until 1 May 2021 unless stated otherwise.