The Fire Danger Period will begin at 01.00am on Monday, 14 December 2020 for the following municipalities in CFA’s South West Region: • Corangamite Shire • Colac-Otway Shire
Fire investigators are trying to discover what caused the fire which destroyed part of the Puckapunyal Primary School last Sunday afternoon.
Today, 5 December, is International Volunteer Day, recognising selfless volunteers all over the world for the valuable contribution they make to their communities.
A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee and Wimmera fire districts for tomorrow, Saturday 5 December 2020.
The Fire Danger Period will begin at 01.00am on Monday, 14 December 2020 for the following municipalities in District 16 in CFA’s West Region: • Ararat Rural City – remainder (South) • Pyrenees Shire Council – remainder (South)
A recent spike in fires caused by farm machinery has prompted CFA to warn farmers to take care when harvesting welcome bumper crops or risk losing it all.
As the state’s south west prepares for strong winds this weekend, CFA has urged residents to take extreme care when burning off or defer until conditions are more suitable.
Three CFA volunteer firefighters have been officially commended for saving the life of a fellow firefighter a year ago during the NSW fires.
Volunteer firefighters who participated in Movember have helped CFA place inside the top ten fundraisers for this year’s First Responder Challenge.
CFA has revoked the Total Fire Ban from 1500 hours (3pm) in both the Mallee and Wimmera Total Fire Ban Districts.