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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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Mt Gellibrand Fire Tower gets green light

A brand-new replacement fire tower has been installed at Mount Gellibrand and is now operational in time for the start of the Fire Danger Period in the Colac Otway Shire today.

20 Dec 2021

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A shore thing

As CFA brigades, Australian Volunteer Coast Guard flotillas know their continuity relies on having the right people in the volunteer roles and having the right equipment for the job.

20 Dec 2021

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Prepare for elevated fire risk this weekend: CFA

Victorians living in or travelling into regional areas have been warned by CFA to take care this weekend, when fire risk will be elevated and severe thunderstorms predicted.

17 Dec 2021

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CFA invests locally to deliver new workwear

CFA is pleased to announce it has locked in four Victorian suppliers to deliver more than 30,000 sets of the new CFA workwear ensemble to its volunteer members across Victoria.

16 Dec 2021

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