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Death of a member: Garry Mallen, Portland brigade

Today, we mourn the loss of one of our own, Portland Brigade member and former Captain Garry Mallen who passed away this morning while attending a shed fire incident in Portland.

30 Jan 2024

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Trusted mentor recognised with highest honour

Brigade captain Paula Grosveld has been recognised in today’s Australia Day Honours, receiving an Australian Fire Service Medal for her 36 years of dedicated service to CFA and her community.

26 Jan 2024

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AFSM awarded for aviation innovation

John Katakouzinos is a pillar of the Victorian firefighting community, and has been recognised for his commitment with an Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM).

26 Jan 2024

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CFA leader receives highest honour

CFA Deputy Chief Officer (DCO) Ross Sullivan has been recognised in today’s Australia Day Honours, receiving an Australian Fire Service Medal for his more than 45 years of dedicated service to CFA and ...

26 Jan 2024

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Authorities issue burns warning ahead of long weekend

Following a concerning spike in preventable burns injuries since December, burns specialists at The Alfred have joined forces with CFA to issue an urgent call for action: take care around fire this Au ...

25 Jan 2024

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Fire risk not over in the Wimmera

For the first time in many years, a fire observing aircraft will be situated for the next month in the Wimmera due to the elevated fire risk during this time.   

25 Jan 2024

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Planned burn success on Mount Van Dyke

Prescribed burning plays a major role in vegetation regeneration, and in conjunction with partner agencies, Lyons Fire Brigade achieved a great outcome on Mount Van Dyke.

25 Jan 2024

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