UPDATE 10.30am: The 40-year-old man has been freed after he fell into a partially dug grave in Eltham around 7.45am.
Two men have been rescued after becoming trapped in a four-metre deep trench on a construction site in Epping.
Two veteran Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) firefighters have been awarded the Australian Fire Service Medal (AFSM) as part of Saturday’s Australia Day Honours.
The editor of Kinglake Ranges News, Ashley Geelan has been working hard in the background over summer.
As the weather heats up, Victoria Police is ramping up efforts to prevent and protect the community from fires which have been recklessly or intentionally lit.
A garage fire at Cleveland Avenue, Lower Plenty commenced tonight as the first fire truck arrived on scene to find a single storey garage fully involved in fire.
Nillumbik Shire Council is seeking public comment on its draft Bushfire Mitigation Strategy, which defines how it will prepare for and respond to bushfire emergencies.
The Eltham Fire Brigade (CFA) and fire appliances from the Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) in Greensborough (#16) last night responded to a house fire in Briar Hill overnight, where a man was located deceased.
Tomorrow, Saturday, January 6, 2018 has been declared a day of Total Fire Ban throughout Victoria by the Country Fire Authority (CFA) as Melbourne is forecast to reach 42 degrees.
The State Government has announced $13.42 million to fund Victoria’s largest ever firefighting aircraft fleet for the upcoming fire season, Minister for Emergency Services James Merlino revealed today.