Tag: CFA

CFA crews battle blazes

With temperatures soaring over the weekend, fire crews in Mount Alexander Shire were kept busy battling fires in Chewton, Campbells Creek and a large fire to the south of the Leanganook Campground at Mount Alexander.

Drier conditions

Macedon Ranges residents are being urged to prepare for an increased likelihood of warmer and drier conditions over summer.

An all-night fire fight

Firefighters worked through the night to contain a grass and scrub fire at Mount Macedon last week.

Strike teams lend a hand

Kyneton firefighter John Pearce and Coliban group officer Andrew Jan were among a contingent of volunteers deployed this month to Queensland to assist in a massive bushfire crisis.

Let’s talk about bushfires

Do you have any questions about bushfires? Woodend Fire Brigade wants to hear from you!  As summer approaches, it’s...

Flint Hill to support Woodend Fire Brigade

Woodend's Flint Hill garden promises a captivating botanical experience and is opening to the public this Saturday to raise funds for the...

Learning large-scale fire control

A group of 16 experienced CFA firefighters from across the state were given the chance to be involved with operations and command...

Finding peace in wilderness

'First Responders Trek for Health' is a not-for-profit organisation focusing on the physical and mental wellbeing of emergency services personnel.

Fire brigade in limbo

Amy Hume Riddells Creek Fire Brigade remains in limbo as the proposed site for its new station was all...

Remembering Ash Wednesday

This Thursday, February 16, marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most horrific natural disasters ever to hit this country – the Ash...

New recruits join ranks

The Country Fire Authority recently added another happy group of volunteer firefighters to its local ranks. Last month, 16 new recruit members came together from...

Get prepared for emergency expo

Flood risk and fire season preparation will be front and centre at the Emergency Response Expo at Castlemaine's Western Reserve this Saturday...