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Winter chill brings increased home fire risk

As the cold weather sets in across the state and Victorians switch on their heaters to combat the chill, firefighters are urging people to be aware of the fire risks inside their home.

15 Jun 2022

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New weather stations to boost fire data and safety

CFA has unveiled ten new automated weather stations which will improve firefighter and community safety at incidents and planned burns with hyper-localised weather data, fire spread predictions and co ...

14 Jun 2022

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Spotlight on our young members

CFA’s Youth programs are aimed at members aged 11 to 24 years old. We talked to six of our dedicated young people to ask them about their experiences in CFA and their plans for the future.

14 Jun 2022

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CFA members honoured with Australian Fire Service Medals

Four distinguished CFA members have been awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) in recognition of their outstanding service through CFA as part of this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

13 Jun 2022

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Bellarine Group Manager awarded Australian Fire Service Medal

Alistair Drayton, who joined CFA as member and volunteer 40 years ago, has been recognised for his dedication with the prestigious Australian Fire Service medal (AFSM) in today’s Queen’s Birthday Hono ...

13 Jun 2022

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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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