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Prepare now for grassfire risk this summer

Fast-running grassfires will be a risk across Victoria this summer, with winter and spring rain leading to significant pasture growth in paddocks and roadsides.

25 Nov 2021

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Fireys stop hay fire in its tracks

A large fire has destroyed two sizeable haystacks in Echuca overnight, but firefighters successfully saved a nearby shed, silos and the third haystack.

23 Nov 2021

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CFA opens state-of-the-art training facility

CFA has unveiled the latest state-of-the-art training facility, with the Central Highlands Victorian Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) opening near Ballan today, 23 November.

23 Nov 2021

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Road named in recognition of Allan Roberts

Long before Research was overtaken by urban sprawl, the threat of bushfire was constant and very real. As a newlywed, Allan Roberts would spend weekends with the family in Research and weekdays in Wil ...

23 Nov 2021

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Training duo recognised by CFA

A drive at the new CFA VEMTC training facility in Central Highlands has been named after a valuable CFA couple, Dale and Joy Pitts.

23 Nov 2021

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Beaufort volunteer honoured with road naming

Long-serving Beaufort CFA volunteer, David Gerrard, has been recognised with an eponymous road in his honour at CFA’s new Volunteer Emergency Management Training Centre (VEMTC) in Ballan.

23 Nov 2021

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Training centre road named after former Ballarat captain

Road nine at CFA's new Central Highlands VEMTC training facility will be named after a life member who helped Ballarat Fire Brigade purchase their first Road Crash Rescue unit.

23 Nov 2021

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Training site honours late, great firey

A street at the new CFA VEMTC training facility in Central Highlands has been named after a decorated CFA member, the late Greg Allisey AFSM.

23 Nov 2021

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