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Brigades of CFA: Oscar 1

Active since 1999, CFA’s Oscar 1 Emergency Response Mine Rescue Brigade is a specialised brigade for a unique part of Victoria.

13 Jun 2024

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Erica and District bring strength to structural fires

The township of Erica and its surrounds will now be further safeguarded with a crew of five qualified firefighters equipped to respond to structural fires for the first time together.

11 Jun 2024

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CFA members honoured with Australian Fire Service Medals

Two highly respected CFA members have been awarded an Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in the King’s Birthday Honours List, in recognition of their exceptional CFA service.

10 Jun 2024

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Awarded after serving CFA for over 35 years

Deputy Chief Officer (DCO) Gavin Thompson’s more than 35 years of service to CFA exemplify his exceptional leadership, innovation, operational skills and commitment to community safety.

10 Jun 2024

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Awarded for half a century of service to CFA and community

For half a century, Stephen Hicks has dedicated his time to CFA and community, mentoring members, campaigning fire prevention and fighting some of the biggest bushfires in Australia’s history.

10 Jun 2024

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Foam fit out to protect firefighters

Thousands of firefighters will be better protected on the frontline with a new foam fit out on all of CFA’s ultralight vehicles.

7 Jun 2024

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CFA fleet boosted with 25 new pumpers

Twenty-five new pumpers will be added to CFA’s fleet which help brigades better protect and serve their communities.

6 Jun 2024

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Firefighters pump up donation drive

CFA is encouraging its members and the community to roll up their sleeves to save lives for the 2024 Emergency Services Blood Drive.

5 Jun 2024

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Truganina Fire Brigade's new home

Members of Truganina Fire Brigade today celebrated the official opening of their new fire station and the official handover of their Rehabilitation vehicle.

3 Jun 2024

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