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About Us

Chewton fire brigade is located in Central Victoria, a former gold rush era township and the site, on the 15th of December 1851, of the historic Monster Meeting (re-enacted by Chewton locals each year). An ad hoc fire brigade was…

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Fire & Emergency Links

The CFA, DEPI and Local ABC provide timely information about fires and other emergencies. This page provides contact information and links to a range of community fire resources. In an emergency call 000 For current fire warnings and incidents please…

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Volunteer

Chewton CFA always welcomes new volunteers. Some volunteers are firefighters. Others support our firefighters in a non-operational capacity. There are many ways you can support your local brigade. If you are interested, feel free to call into the station on…

Member Alerts

Castlemaine Street Walk of CFA Volunteers

To raise awareness of CFA volunteers’ concerns with the United Firefighters’ Union’s proposed Enterprise Bargaining Agreement, there will be a Street Walk next Saturday the 18 June at 11am in Castlemaine. The walk will start from Madderns IGA and finish at the…

Brigade Elections

At the February 2015 Brigade Meeting, members voted to accept a new brigade Standing Order. Standing Order 6: Elections is designed to encourage members to consider running for brigade positions (elections are held bi-annually), to encourage transparency and to encourage members…

New Members Welcome

Over the past month or so Chewton CFA has had a number of local residents come down and sign up to become members of the brigade. This is great for our brigade as we are always on the lookout for…

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January News

Firefighters were on high alert during December as a heatwave affected Victoria. Temperatures rose to nearly 40 degrees Celsius between the 17th and 20th of December resulting in high fire danger ratings and total fire bans across the state. Unfortunately,…

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December News

Media Launches, Relay for Life and training in Maldon have kept Chewton CFA busy over November with members giving up their time to engage with the community and neighbouring brigades. On Thursday the 5th of November Chewton played host to…

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November News

THANKS CHEWTON! Chewton CFA’s Community Bonfire proved a huge success with a great turn out by the community again this year. The Bonfire was held on Saturday the 24th of October and parking on Mount Street in Chewton was at…

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