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January 11, 2019
Victoria’s ability to reload Large Air Tankers has been bolstered by establishing the capability for the first time at the RAAF Base in East Sale.
January 05, 2019
As fire and weather conditions ease across the state following the first very hot day of 2019, firefighters continue to work on two fires that started yesterday at Rosedale in Gippsland and Strathbogie, around 25kms south of Euroa.
January 05, 2019
The two night fire suppression helicopters from Ballarat and Mangalore were sent to the Rosedale fire in Gippsland and operated for a few hours overnight within a defined area of 500 hectares.
December 31, 2018
An alarming number of drowning deaths in Victorian waters in December has led to a call for people to be extra vigilant around water.
December 21, 2018
This week 55 students from the Buninyong Primary School Scotsburn Campus visited Ballarat Airport to thank emergency management personnel who responded to the grass fire on Nashs Road on 6 December.
December 20, 2018
Victoria’s full night firebombing capability is ready to be deployed, with another significant milestone in Victoria’s night firebombing trial marked yesterday in Mangalore.
December 09, 2018
In an Australian first, Victoria’s night firebombing capability is officially ready to be deployed.
December 02, 2018
Seventy-five Victorian firefighters and emergency management personnel will be deployed to Queensland to assist local crews as more than 120 fires continue to burn across the state.
November 30, 2018
The first day of summer for Victoria comes after heavy localised rainfall in some metropolitan Melbourne areas in the past few weeks and a Total Fire Ban declaration in the Mallee and Wimmera weather districts for 1 December, 2018.
November 28, 2018
Victoria will send approximately 80 firefighters and incident management personnel to Queensland to help that State as it battles more than 80 fires with conditions expected to worsen.