79 Schotters Road, Mernda, Victoria
info@merndacfa.com.au

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Prepare now for the fire season. The Fire Danger Period for City of Whittlesea is now in force.

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

WELCOME TO MERNDA FIRE BRIGADE

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.

How many incidents have we responded to?

BRIGADE INCIDENTS (Current Calendar Year)

42 Incidents since 1st January 2024 (As of 18/02/2024)

BRIGADE INCIDENTS (Previous Calendar Years)

284 Incidents were attended by the brigade in 2023
263 Incidents were attended by the brigade in 2022
296 Incidents were attended by the brigade in 2021
228 Incidents were attended by the brigade in 2020
294 Incidents were attended by the brigade in 2019
309 Incidents were attended by the brigade in 2018
300 Incidents were attended by the brigade in 2017

Latest News

Santa is coming…

UPDATE FROM SANTA Last week, Santa called to ask Mernda Captain to assemble a team together to help put out signs to let the community know he is on his[…]

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Mernda Fire Brigade – 5o Years Young!

On Sunday, 29th October 2023, Mernda Fire Brigade celebrated a massive milestone… we turned 50! Starting from a shed behind the Mechanics Institute with brigade built trucks to our current[…]

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Mernda CFA & Whittlesea SES Open Day 2023

A huge thank you to all members of the community who attended our recent Open Day at the station. The turnout was amazing and it was fantastic to see some[…]

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5 days ago

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2 weeks ago

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The end of daylight savings is only a few sleeps away!As always, change your clock, check your smoke alarms.🔥⏰️ ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

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The Fire Danger Period for the City of Whittlesea will end on Monday, 15th April 2024.Stay safe. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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Today on International Women's Day, we pay tribute and extend our thanks to all of our female volunteers, past and present, for the great contribution they make not only to our Brigade, but to our community at large - whether it be in leadership, support, fundraising or firefighting.We also acknowledge all of the wonderful women in our lives who continue to support all of us in our efforts to serve our community - mums, aunts, sisters, daughters, partners, friends, granddaughters, grandmothers, nieces and members of the Mernda community and our Emergency Service partners - AV, VicPol, SES, FRV, EMV, Triple Zero Victoria. #cfavic #WeWorkAsOne #mernda #IWD2024 #EMV ... See MoreSee Less
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1 month ago

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A wonderful shot taken by our very own Firefighter Cuxon earlier in the week. ... See MoreSee Less
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