Before burning off, check with your local council to see what local laws apply. And register your burn-off on 1800 668 511.
Applications for Career Firefighter opportunities in Mid 2015 are now invited. Applications are open from 22 September to 17 October 2014. Apply today.
It was an early taste of the fire season as CFA and DEPI were kept busy attending to various bush and grass and scrub fires on Sunday 28 September.
Crews came to the rescue of Bronson the Labrador after he became trapped 20m down a stormwater drain in Mernda last week.
CFA Chief Officer Euan Ferguson has spoken at the AFAC and Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Conference in New Zealand this week about predictions for the upcoming fire season.