Eltham Fire Brigade
The Eltham Fire Brigade has been serving the local community of Eltham since 1926. The brigade is 100% volunteer and provides coverage to the Eltham area along side Eltham City Fire Brigade which is staffed full time by paid Fire Officers and Fire Fighters. The Eltham volunteers are trained in a variety of competencies, enabling them to take part in all urban and rural fire fighting tasks.
The brigade focusses not only on direct firefighting operations, but takes an active role in community fire prevention including community education, school fire safety programs, involvement in community activities such as the Nillumbik Rotary Town Festival and the CFA Open Day.
During summer each year, the brigade runs a Fire Ready Victoria meetings in the local area, providing information on the fire season and relevant safety messages.