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BREAKDOWN IN KEILOR – NO SPARE FIRE TRUCKS ACROSS VICTORIA

he Victorian Community is currently being left at risk, as our Fire Rescue Fleet continues to break down across the State. A 20year old Truck at East Keilor Station failed ...

Congratulations to Senior Station Officer Cory Woodyatt and Acting Station Officer Gregory Keighery – AFSM Award

The United Firefighters Union Victorian Branch extends its congratulations to Senior Station Officer Cory Woodyatt and Acting Station Officer Gregory Keighery on their well-deserved recognition with the Australian Fire Service ...

FRV FIRETRUCKS ARE OUTDATED. OUR COMMUNITY IS AT RISK!

Almost half of Victoria’s fire trucks are outdated, putting our communities AND firefighters at risk! These breakdowns can mean the difference between saving lives or a tragedy unfolding. Fire trucks ...

Rowville Fire Pumper Out of Service, Community at Risk!

Pumper 86 (Rowville), is currently out of commission due to a mechanical fault discovered during routine checks this morning. This is a major concern for the safety of our community. ...

CBD LEFT WITHOUT ESSENTIAL FIRE FIGHTING APPLIANCE. NO SPARES AVAILABLE!

Breaking: CBD left without essential Fire Fighting Appliance. No spares available. The CBD is served by some of the oldest Trucks in Victoria’s Fleet. Now one of them is currently ...

FRV TRUCK SITUATION IS IN DIRE STRAITS!

Data obtained by the UFU Victorian Branch in early 2024 reveals a dire situation facing firefighters and the community in relation to age and reliability of FRV’s fleet. The UFU ...

Sorry Day

National Sorry Day – a day to acknowledge the hurt, pain and ongoing impact of government policies that saw Aboriginal children removed from their families. We acknowledge the deep trauma ...

Community Safety Compromised

#springst The safety of communities across Victoria is being compromised due to a Fire Rescue Fleet that is aged and unreliable. Send your local politician a letter today!https://firecrisis.com.au/send-the-letter/

Victorian firefighters call for funding to maintain aging truck fleet

Frustration rather than relief overcame firefighter Luke Alexander after he put out a grassfire in north-west Victoria earlier this year. The 14-year-old truck his crew operated had broken down and ...

FIRE TRUCKS NEED REPLACING – Demand the Government Spend Your Fire Levy on New Fire Trucks

THE LABOR GOVERNMENT HAS FAILED TO REPLACE OUTDATED EQUIPMENT. CLICK BELOW TO SEND THE GOVERNMENT A MESSAGE!

International Firefighters Day!

International Firefighters’ Day: Honouring Bravery and Dedication On May 4, we come together to celebrate International Firefighters’ Day, a day to recognise and thank firefighters worldwide for their unwavering courage, ...

UFU MEMBERS COME TOGETHER AS ONE IN SUPPORT OF OUR CORPORATE MEMBERS!

Today, May Day 2024, UFU Corporate and Operational Members stood in solidarity at a Mass Meeting to condemn FRV’s failure to make a genuine offer in good faith to Corporate ...