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Omeo Captain honoured with Rotary award

Omeo Fire Brigade Captain Graham Symons has been honoured in the inaugural Victorian Rotary Emergency Services Community Awards.

27 Sep 2023

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Don’t get stuck on hold, register your burn-off online

As hundreds of thousands of Victorians begin preparing their property for fire season, emergency services are encouraging landowners to register any planned burn-offs online, through the Fire Permits ...

27 Sep 2023

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Wye River brigade’s water tank initiative

Going back almost 20 years, Wye River Fire Brigade identified that many of the new houses being built had CFA-dedicated water tanks that were unusable.

27 Sep 2023

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Always happy to help

A CFA volunteer since the age of 14, Guildford Fire Brigade Firefighter Will Dodson is always happy to help.

27 Sep 2023

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Trailblazing contribution

Upper Beaconsfield Rural Fire Brigade’s Nancy Boura is one of the early pioneers of women firefighting in CFA.

26 Sep 2023

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Victoria’s fire season set to begin

The start date for this year’s Victorian fire season has been set by fire authorities, following a hotter and drier start to spring and warmer conditions ahead.

25 Sep 2023

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Educating communities in fire safety

Supporting brigades to engage effectively with their community about fire safety is the responsibility of the brigade’s community safety coordinator. We talked to four brigades about the work th ...

25 Sep 2023

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25th anniversary of the Longford gas explosion

Today (25 September) marks the 25th anniversary of the fatal explosion at the Esso gas plant at Longford, south of Sale, a significant emergency event that impacted Victorians for many weeks.

25 Sep 2023

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