The Country Fire Authority is one of the world’s largest volunteer-based emergency services organisations. 

Meet the everyday people under the uniform..

The people apart of your local Fire Brigade attend hundreds of calls per year including but not limiting to:

  • Bush / Grass and Scrub & Structure Fires
  • Conducting fuel reduction burns
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents / road accident rescues
  • hazardous material incidents (HAZMAT)
  • Miscellaneous emergencies including flood assistance
  • other types of rescue (Paragliding , Cliff, Entrapment ect..)


As well as our Operational Firefighters we also have numerous Brigade support members. Mt Martha has a committed Brigade Support Team which conduct the following operations:

  • Community education programs  (Fire Safe Kids)
  • Fundraising activities
  • Hydrant Checks
  • Multicultural liaison
  • Brigade administration
  • Social Committee


Mt Martha Fire Brigade also offers a CFA Junior Development Program. The Junior Volunteer Development Program (JVDP) provides safe, enjoyable and challenging activities for youth aged 11 to 15 years of age.

Some of the things Junior Volunteers get up to include

  • Practical firefighting drills
  • Map reading and radio use
  • First aid training
  • Fundraising
  • Fire safety awareness
  • Community service
  • Leadership development
  • Fire brigade competitions and championships