Firefighters have attacked the methodology and lack of consultation in a cancer study on the CFA’s notorious Fiskville fire ground. The CFA has previously apologised for using dumped toxic chemicals in firefighting training.
Fireys, nurses and paramedics have ramped up their campaign calling on the state government to honour preelection promises to boost emergency services funding.
The MFB is caught out with resources stretched to the limit. With 31 trucks off the road for maintenance, there is no spare appliance in case of breakdown.
Fire stations closed, trucks offline, emergency response to the community delayed – thanks to Napthine government budget cuts.
Firefighters and paramedics enjoyed strong public support in Carrum as they highlighted Napthine Government cuts to emergency services.