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Escaped burn-off claims family home

CFA has reminded Victorians to take extreme care to make sure burn-offs are extinguished, after a Merrigum family’s home was extensively damaged when an escaped burn-off spread to the house on Wednesd ...

2 Dec 2021

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Volunteering for a better future

International Volunteer Day is celebrated worldwide each year on 5 December to recognise the amazing contribution volunteers make to their communities – in particular, the work they do to build resili ...

2 Dec 2021

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Total Fire Ban for Mallee

A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee tomorrow, Thursday 2 December 2021.

1 Dec 2021

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Fire restrictions announced for Wodonga and surrounds

CFA has declared the Fire Danger Period for the Rural City of Wodonga, Alpine Shire, Indigo Shire, Towong Shire, Mt Hotham Alpine Resort, and Falls Creek Alpine Resort.

1 Dec 2021

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Stay safe this summer, CFA urges

As summer officially begins and Victoria has its first taste of extended warmer conditions, Victorians are being urged to prepare to stay safe this season.

1 Dec 2021

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New VEMTC helps volunteers hone their skills

Local volunteer firefighters who have used the new state-of-the-art training facility at Ballan look forward to benefitting from having VEMTC Central Highlands close by.

26 Nov 2021

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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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