History

From informal beginnings, CFA has grown to be one of the largest volunteer emergency service organisations in the world.

 

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Firefighters Memorial

To remember those Firefighters who died responding to a call for help in the line of duty with the CFA and its predecessor organisations, the Country Fire Brigades Board and the Bush Fire Brigades Committee, prior to the formation of the CFA.
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History Timeline

A brief snapshot of CFA's history in pictures, from the 1850s until today.
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Major Fires

List of major fires in Victoria since 1851.
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Roll of Honour

This roll of honour commemorates all CFA firefighters who have lost their lives in the line of duty since the formation of CFA.

 

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