The CFA welcomes today’s announcement that the Victorian Government will invest $2.3 million to build a new fire station at Newborough.
Yesterday afternoon (5 May) Leongatha Fire Brigade was contacted to remove a 20-litre chemical drum that had washed up on Venus Beach.
When Josh Berry was 9 years old, he saw homeless people in Melbourne city centre and told his mum he wanted to do something to help them.
In early March 2020, wedding bells replaced brigade sirens at Mirboo North Fire Station when brigade members Andrew Salinger and Amie van Antwerpen held their wedding reception at the station.
For the Hardacres, giving back to their community is second nature, so when called upon to aid in the East Gippsland firefight - Darren and his two sons Nathan and Tim answered the call.
Paralympian gold medallist Sam Bramham OAM has joined members of CFA’s South East Next Generation group on a networking cruise on Gippsland Lakes.
The Fire Danger Period will begin at 01:00 on Monday, 16 December 2019 for the following municipalities in CFA’s South East Region: • Baw Baw Shire Council • South Gippsland Shire Council
Today, Sunday 17 November, another 177 CFA personnel will depart for NSW to assist with the ongoing bushfire emergency.
Gippsland has many beautiful places to visit, and the population in many areas can swell by thousands as people flock to small beach-side townships or drive up the breathtaking mountains.
This is the third year in a row where fire restrictions have commenced earlier than usual in East Gippsland and our pre-season preparations are well underway.