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Our Emergency Call Takers Deserve Better

Call takers and dispatchers are burnt out and exhausted from seeing emergency fire and police calls waiting whilst they can’t keep up with calls about the storm. Our members feel sick worrying about the damage that delays answering those call might cause if someone is trying to report a fire at a home or business […]

Critical Appliance offline in Shepparton as temperatures rise!

Shepparton is currently down one Pumper leaving the local community and firefighters at risk. With no spare Pumpers available, moving a Pumper from Craigieburn is the only solution. As temperatures reach their peak, it is an unfortunate position for the community to be in with such an elevated fire risk today. It is a situation […]

Lucas Appliance Foam Fail!

A Pumper at Lucas had its on-board foam pump fail yesterday, with spare parts at least a month away. Unfortunately, a portable transfer pump supplied to assist has been taken offline due to OHS risks. With no spares Pumpers for Division B stations across Victoria, Lucas will be relying on a time costly manner to […]

Condolences

UFU Vic extends their condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of the CFA Volunteer who tragically passed away while in attendance at an incident today in Portland. Our thoughts are also with the FRV, CFA, & AV crews who administered medical assistance.