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Top honour for 50 years of service to community

Richard Cromb has received an Australian Fire Service Medal in the 2022 Queen’s Birthday Honours in honour of his more than 50 years of dedication to Victoria’s fire services.

13 Jun 2022

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CFA's Debra Luke receives AFSM

CFA’s Debra Luke has been awarded the prestigious Australian Fire Service Medal as part of this year’s Queen’s Birthday honours.

13 Jun 2022

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John Cowan receives AFSM for Queen’s Birthday

John Cowan has given years of dedicated service since joining CFA in 1978. Today that commitment was rewarded with John receiving the prestigious Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in the Queen’s Bi ...

13 Jun 2022

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Cool new pumpers for alpine fire brigades

Victoria’s alpine communities will be further protected, with CFA welcoming three new specialised firefighting vehicles to its alpine brigades in time for the 2022 snow season.

10 Jun 2022

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Perry teenager follows in family footsteps

There are many crucial elements that come together to make a successful CFA brigade. History, tradition and a positive culture are all considered important by many brigade members.

10 Jun 2022

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Echuca celebrates 150 years of community service

Echuca Fire Brigade has come a long way from its inception in 1872, when the local council called for applications for those willing to join a fire brigade. Twelve men joined and Echuca Borough Counci ...

8 Jun 2022

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Women's training session boosts skills

A training evening at VEMTC Penshurst gave six women from Gazette Fire Brigade the opportunity to practise their firefighting skills.

8 Jun 2022

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Latest data calls for smoke alarms to become a bedroom essential

More than 70 per cent of fatal house fires start in bedrooms and living areas according to data from CFA and Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV), prompting fire agencies to encourage Victorians to consider add ...

6 Jun 2022

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Faces of CFA: Kasey Schoenmaekers

What binds CFA members is the common goal to protect lives and property, but you’re a diverse bunch. Every member has a story and Faces of CFA introduces you to just some of those stories.

3 Jun 2022

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