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Self-combusting hay bales prompt fire warning

Victorian farmers have enjoyed strong seasonal growth of pastures and crops, but CFA has warned them to exercise caution when cutting, baling and storing hay.

17 Jan 2022

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50 new tankers getting ready to roll out

Fifty new tankers will be rolled out to CFA fire brigades across Victoria in a boost that ensures volunteer firefighters are well equipped to protect their communities.

15 Jan 2022

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Outstanding Service recognised

Malmsbury Fire Brigade held their annual awards night in December, where CFA Board Member Beth Davidson presented brigade member Tony Stephens with CFA’s Outstanding Service Award, much to his surpris ...

13 Jan 2022

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Power point starts fire in bedroom

A family had to evacuate their double-storey home after noticing the smell of smoke coming from an upstairs bedroom.

11 Jan 2022

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Fireys and paramedics work as one

Paramedics will again respond to emergency incidents from the Barwon Heads and Portarlington Fire Stations during the busy tourist season after a community-minded partnership between Ambulance Victori ...

7 Jan 2022

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Firefighters issue stark warning to smokers

This New Year, Victorian firefighters are encouraging smokers to make crucial changes to their smoking practices, with lit and improperly discarded cigarettes being a leading cause of house fire fatal ...

6 Jan 2022

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Junior program comeback at Kyabram

With encouragement from his son, Mick Crompton has been instrumental in getting Kyabram Fire Brigade’s Juniors program back up and running after a long hiatus.

5 Jan 2022

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Retiring Michael ‘Boaty’ Boatman farewelled

Deputy Chief Officer West Region Michael Boatman, more affectionally known as 'Boaty', has today officially retired after more than 41 years of service with CFA.

4 Jan 2022

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