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Fiery start to the New Year in far West

The local communities of Poolaijelo and Langkoop in the Wimmera have been ravaged by a large bushfire over the New Year's weekend.

2 Jan 2022

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Hot weekend brings elevated fire risk, fire agencies warn

With temperatures set to soar over the New Year’s Eve long weekend, Victorian fire agencies are warning people living in or travelling to regional areas to monitor fire conditions.

30 Dec 2021

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Volunteers return to boost Lorne peak period response

A committed group of around 30 CFA volunteers from District 7, 14 and 15 will help Lorne Fire Brigade by responding to daytime incidents within its response area during the busy summer tourist season.

29 Dec 2021

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Training takes to the skies

A two-week training exercise held at Hamilton Airport has ensured Victoria’s multi-agency aviation experts are ready to support firefighters on the ground and protect communities over the summer.

29 Dec 2021

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Virtual training pays off for new fireys

Virtual training sessions are helping more new volunteers work their way through the General Firefighter (GFF) training program.

28 Dec 2021

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Boxing Day fire claims Mernda home

The occupant of a house at Destiny View, Mernda, was fortunately not home when fire destroyed the home early Boxing Day morning.

26 Dec 2021

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Volunteers ready to reload aircraft

More than 150 CFA volunteers across the state have been hard at work this pre-season, being trained in reloading fixed-wing aircraft so they can return to the fireground as fast as possible.

24 Dec 2021

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Always look while you cook this Christmas

As Victorians eagerly prepare their Christmas feasts this week, firefighters are reminding them to take some simple steps to avoid burning the turkey – or themselves.

23 Dec 2021

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Ballarat’s road crash rescue capability strengthened

Ballarat Fire Brigade is one of ten CFA brigades to receive a new set of battery-operated road crash rescue tools to bolster the existing capabilities of the specialist CFA brigades.

22 Dec 2021

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