Together with our partners at Forest Fire Management Victoria we'll be carrying out planned burns to protect the state. Stay up-to-date about when and where they'll be.

[ Vic.gov.au Link ]
A Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds has been issued and wind gusts of 100km/h are possible in elevated and coastal areas today. We're on deck in the State Control Centre and monitoring this page! Keep an eye on for incidents and warnings.
CFA is proud to be at the Cultural Diversity Week Festival at Fed Square in Melbourne with MFB, SES, DOJ, Surf Lifesaving Australia. Come and visit us! We'll be there to 6pm #vicmultifest #myvicstory

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Watch & Act warning for a hazardous materials incident in Koroit Street, Warrnambool.

Anyone located in Koroit Street should move indoors. Close all exterior doors, windows and vents and turn off heating and cooling systems.

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Throwing away a cigarette, leaving a campfire unattended or operating machinery near grassland could start a devastating fire.

We're all responsible for bush and grassfire prevention. To report reckless behaviour, call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000

[ Crimestoppersvic.com.au Link ]
The RSPCA has praised CFA fireys after they rescued a frightened puppy that had hidden under a bed during a house fire.

The terrified pooch was too scared to move but after a bit of coaxing and a quick grab crews managed to carry him to safety while colleagues tackled the blaze.

The fire was started by an unattended candle but luckily the residents had working smoke alarms.

CFA members rescue puppy from house fire - CFA

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Did you know a growing number of CFA brigades also perform Emergency Medical Response (EMR)?
This means we co-respond with Ambulance Victoria to life threatening medical emergencies – often where the patient is not conscious or not breathing.
If firefighters are first on scene, they commence medical treatment until paramedics arrive with advanced equipment and the patient is handed over.
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Meet Nada, CFA's first multicultural liaison officer who is working with communities to raise fire safety awareness.

Our multicultural liaison officer keeps the faith - CFA

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Rural grassfires can be just as dangerous as bushfires. Will you be prepared?

Understand your grassfire risk

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The Fire Danger Period officially ended in Knox, Manningham, Maroondah, and Yarra Ranges Shire council areas today but residents are reminded to still take care when temperatures are high.

Local fire restrictions may still apply - check with your local council before carrying out any burn-offs.

[ Vic.gov.au Link ]

Restrictions during the Fire Danger Period, CFA - Country Fire Authority

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If you live near rural grasslands make sure you know what to do incase of grassfire.

Plan and prepare

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Seeing smoke?

There are a number of burns planned over the coming weeks including a 200 hectare stubble burn on private land in Sunbury tomorrow (Saturday March 18).

We're still in the Fire Danger Period so remember if you are planning to burn off you need to apply for a permit and advise authorities before lighting up.

[ Vic.gov.au Link ]
On arrival crews found the single storey brick dwelling measuring 20 X 20 metres totally involved in fire.

Multiple Triple Zero calls for smoke, flames and explosions issuing from Epping home

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It's important to talk to your household and neighbours about your fire risk. Make sure you'll know what to do on high risk fire days.

The reasons are black and white

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At each session, CFA career firefighters from integrated brigades will share their experience and advice during the free two-hour sessions.
We welcome women and men from all backgrounds and interest levels to attend this session to find out more about the application process, recruitment training and what it’s like to work at a CFA fire station.

Find out what firefighting is all about - CFA

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"THEY are the protectors of the Wimmera but the old stereotype of the Country Fire Authority as a group of men and farmers on the back of a truck, is long dead."

#IWD2017 #BeBoldForChange

Wimmera’s firey women celebrated

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Don't wait until the last minute to flee from bushfires. Have a plan, monitor Fire Danger Ratings daily and #LeaveEarly

The reasons why are black and white

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The number of female volunteer firefighters in west region has grown by 200 since 2014.

The region has 2367 female volunteers, with 35 of those in captain and lieutenant positions.

#IWD2017 #BeBoldForChange

Women conquer all roles

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