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CFA celebrates International Day of Sign Languages

Today is the third annual International Day of Sign Languages, an opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other sign language users.

23 Sep 2021

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High demand for hay prompts fire warning

Victorian farmers have a spring in their step with the onset of strong seasonal growth of pastures and crops, but CFA has warned them to exercise caution when cutting, baling and storing hay.

21 Sep 2021

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Working together for a common goal

Primary-school-aged students can be “influencers” when it comes to bushfire preparedness according to research by RMIT University’s Dr Briony Towers.

20 Sep 2021

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New equipment saves Tyers home

New Breathing Apparatus (BA) commissioned on a Tyers Fire Brigade tanker has proved itself a valuable resource recently, helping crews save a family home at an incident in August.

17 Sep 2021

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Duo's stair climb to support mental health

An inspired pair of firefighters from Neerim South Fire Brigade are committing to 10,000 steps a day this month as part of the Firefighter Stair Climb, to raise funds for Post-Traumatic Stress Injury ...

17 Sep 2021

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Mt Evelyn burn-off climbs to nearby trees

Firefighters responded to a private burn-off that jumped into nearby trees in Mount Evelyn on Saturday night, prompting CFA to remind landowners to be vigilant when conducting similar fuel reduction a ...

13 Sep 2021

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Stepping up together for mental health

Firefighters, their friends and families will aim to take a million steps to raise money and awareness for PTSI, depression and suicide as the annual Melbourne Firefighter Stair Climb returns this mon ...

10 Sep 2021

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