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


Mernda CFA recently conducted elections for all Officer and Management roles in the Brigade. We are proud to announce that all roles were filled and that our BMT has already[…]

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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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6 days ago

Mernda CFA
🚒🚒WEEKEND OPERATIONS RECAP 🚒🚒It was a busy weekend for Mernda CFA.🚒Saturday 11:17hrs - we were responded to support Doreen CFA at a reported structure fire, luckily this was a false alarm.🚒Saturday 13:33hrs - We were responded to support Whittlesea CFA at an Alarm Operating, we were then cancelled whilst on route along with FRV Appliances.🚒Saturday 20:22hrs - We were responded to a female who required assistance to remove a piece of jewellery from her finger, thank you to Epping Fire Brigade for their quick response and using their domestic rescue kit to remove the item.🚒Sunday 08:25hrs - Mernda CFA were responded to assist Police, upon arriving on scene, we were released and returned to station.🚒Sunday 13:15hrs - Mernda CFA were responded to a 44 Gallon Drum that had been used as a fire pit in a council park. Mernda CFA responded our Pumper & Tanker to this event. Fire Fighters used Knapsacks (Backpacks with water) to extinguish the fire, this was due to the location & accessibility of the drum. ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Mernda CFA
2,983 people never came home on this day 20 years ago.Within the 2,983 there were:343 Fire Fighters 👨🏻‍🚒37 Port Authroity Police Officers 👮‍♀️ 23 NYPD Police Officers 👮‍♀️ 8 Paramedics 👩‍⚕️ Today isn’t just about remembering every life lost on that tragic day but the lives that have been lost since then as well. Cancers & Mental health being a significant cause of the deaths since this day.We are sending our thoughts to everyone in America today, in particular those is New York and all other people that were affected by these horrible events. 🇦🇺🇺🇸You’ll never be forgotten 🇺🇸👨🏻‍🚒👮‍♀️👩‍⚕️ ... See MoreSee Less
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1 week ago

Mernda CFA
🟡🟡 R U OK? 🟡🟡Today is ‘R U OK’ day.Today we highlight the importance of asking one simple question, it should be asked not just today but every day!This one question, when asked genuinely can make an impact in someone you knows life.Mental Health is in the spotlight more and more these days, it is time that we all take steps to make sure people around us are in fact OK.Reach out to that friend you have been thinking of calling but haven’t gotten around to yet, call your family, check in with your neighbours.Social connection is more important right now than it has been previously. 🗣We hope you’re doing OK, and if you’re not, reach out to your loved ones, friends and co-workers.As always, if you or someone you knows life is in immediate danger - Call 000 📱📱For more information, please go to www.ruok.org.au and find out how you can help make a positive difference in someone’s life. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Mernda CFA
🚨🚒MERNDA REHAB REQUIRED🚒🚨In additional to our two requests for assistance Monday evening, shortly after we completed a local call out, Mernda Rehab was again requested to support Kalkallo Fire Brigade - CFA at a House Fire yesterday afternoon.Mernda quickly responded a team of Rehab Operators to support both CFA & FRV fire fighters..Our Rehab crew monitors fire fighters after they used Breathing Apparatus to ensure they have normal oxygen level, heart rate & blood pressure. Thank you to Ambulance Victoria for providing a Health Commander who assisted this process.Mernda Rehab can be called to monitor Fire Fighters at events like this, which helps to keep Ambulance Victoria ready to respond to other calls for help. Our members receive specialist training to use the equipment on board. ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Mernda CFA
What Doreen CFA said.Our thoughts are with the members involved, their families, friends & Brigade Members.There has been serious incident involving CFA tanker from Barongarook West fire brigade that rolled over while responding to a call-out for a housefire in nearby Yeodene.Two members have been seriously injured in this incident and our thoughts are with these volunteers, their families and fellow brigade members at this time.Update: Both men are responding well to medical treatment and while out of action for sometime to come, we wish them both a speedy recovery ... See MoreSee Less
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How many incidents have we responded to?

BRIGADE INCIDENTS (Current Financial Year)

1 Incidents since 1st July 2021 (As of 06/07/2021)

BRIGADE INCIDENTS (Previous Financial Years)

266 Incidents were attended by the brigade (2020/21)
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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