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March 07, 2019
The Victorian community and our emergency management personnel have faced tough conditions over the last few days, weeks and months.  From March 1 to March 5, we have experienced 380 fires, with the majority resulting from lightning strikes.
February 27, 2019
Victoria’s two night firebombing helicopters undertook a training exercise at Mansfield overnight on Monday which saw them hover fill from a small tank and ground fill in three consecutive flights per activity.
February 26, 2019
Strathewen Primary School students are learning and teaching others about all aspects of fire including fire behaviour and the history of fire in their area.
February 18, 2019
Approximately 120 Victorian recovery personnel will be travelling to Queensland over the next few weeks to support Queensland communities in their recovery efforts following devastating floods.
February 14, 2019
EMV’s Marine Search and Rescue (MSAR) team has hit the ground running in 2019, providing crucial training for its volunteers, supervising the building of five new emergency vessels, and creating a new alert, dispatch, and communications system in conjunction with Victoria Police.
February 12, 2019
Mild conditions across Victoria this week is assisting firefighters to gain the upper hand on three main fires at Thomson Jordan Divide Road, Timbarra and Walhalla however the fires are expected to burn for some time.
February 11, 2019
Victoria’s two night firebombing helicopters deployed to nine fires across the state since the beginning of the trial this summer.
February 07, 2019
Today we mark ten years since the 2009 Victorian Bushfires, which devastated so many communities across the state.
February 06, 2019
As a fire develops, having the skills and systems to predict its path and potential impacts is critical for decision making. Victoria’s Fire Behaviour Analysts (FBANs) are a group of highly trained and sought after multi agency personnel who provide this information.
February 06, 2019
The MSAR eNews February edition is now available with the latest news from Victoria's marine search and rescue sector.