79 Schotters Road, Mernda, Victoria
03 9717 3945

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Fire Restrictions are now in place across the City Of Whittlesea and surrounding areas

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View the latest Warnings, Incident Advices and Incidents via Emergency Management Victoria (EMV)


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

Upcoming Planned Burn

As part of our commitment to keep our community safe, there is a proposed planned burn to reduce fuel levels in our area. For more information on fuel reduction burns[…]

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Be Fire Ready this season

With the weather warming up and the Fire Season fast approaching, now is the time to prepare for the fire season. Mernda is part of what we call the Rural-Urban[…]

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Back to Training

With restrictions changing, we are back to training and preparing for the coming Fire Season so keep an eye out for us as we get back to it. Don’t forget[…]

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How many incidents have we responded to?

BRIGADE INCIDENTS (Current Financial Year)

116 Incidents since 1st July 2020 (As of 19/12/2020)

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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