79 Schotters Road, Mernda, Victoria
03 9717 3945

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Information and tips on how to prepare and be EmergencySAFE at home and around Mernda and beyond

Interested in volunteering with Mernda CFA?

We are always happy to welcome community members who are keen to contribute


The Country Fire Authority is one of the world’s largest volunteer-based emergency service organisations.

Mernda Fire Brigade is situated within District 14, North West Region.

We respond to approximately 300 incidents each year, including structure fires, grass and scrub fires, motor vehicle fires and incidents, hazardous material incidents to name a few.

Mernda Fire Brigade utilise four appliances:
– Medium Pumper
– 3.4D Tanker
– Rehabilitation Support Vehicle
– 4WD Forward Command Vehicle.

Brigade training is held at our station on Monday nights 7.30pm – 9.30pm and Sunday mornings 9am – 11am.

Latest News

COVID-19 & Mernda CFA

In line with the advice from the Government and direct from the CFA Chief Officer, the brigade has ceased all training, non-essential tasks, face-to-face meetings and community engagement opportunities. But[…]

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Easter Egg Hunt in 2020?

We’ve had a few people asking recently about our Easter Egg Hunt for 2020. The brigade has determined that the Annual Easter Egg Hunt will NOT be happening in 2020[…]

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VicEmergency App

It’s Mid-January and already it’s been a busy fire season with major incidents in the east and north-east of the state, fires in the south-west and even in our nearby[…]

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It's really tough for some right now. Reach out to a family member, a mate, work colleague or someone you care for.

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2 weeks ago

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Timeline PhotosWe know there are many CFA families whose dads often give up time with their loved ones to support their communities.

Each and every day we are so thankful for our hardworking volunteers, and today we would like to wish all of the dads in CFA and our wider communities a very happy Father's Day 👨‍🚒

We'd love to hear from all those who have dads in the CFA in the comments below ❤️

Pictured: two generations of the Hardacre Family from Ruby Fire Brigade
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Mernda CFA is now on Instagram!

You can now find us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and at our Website - www.merndacfa.com.au.
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2 weeks ago

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An early morning call to assist Wollert Fire Brigade with a structure fire. Once again the Rehab vehicle, dedicated to monitoring and supporting the health of our fire fighters, proved to be invaluable.

Our members take on extra training to be able to offer this service.

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How many incidents have we responded to?

BRIGADE INCIDENTS (Current Financial Year)

32 Incidents since 1st July 2020 (As of 29/08/2020)

BRIGADE INCIDENTS (Previous Financial Years)

247 Incidents were attended by the brigade (2019/20)
294 Incidents were attended by the brigade (2018/19)
329 Incidents were attended by the brigade (2017/18)

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