Upwey Fire Brigade

The Upwey Fire Brigade is a volunteer fire brigade located at the southern foothills of the Dandenong Ranges, Victoria.

Upwey CFA Fire Brigade Fire Station 2021

Upwey Fire Brigade

Established 1918, Upwey Fire Brigade is a 100% volunteer fire brigade located at the southern foothills of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges approx 34 kms east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

We are part of the CFA network of fire brigades.

Our members provide 24/7 primary response to fires and other emergency incidents in the township of Upwey and surrounding areas including the Dandenong Ranges National Park.

What We Do

Upwey CFA Tanker 1 bushfire

Our Primary Roles

The Upwey Fire Brigade provides a 24/7 response to fires and other emergencies in the Upwey community and surrounding areas.
We also provide support to other emergency services including VicSES Ambulance Victoria and Victoria Police.

Upwey CFA summer street corner meeting 2019

Community Support

Our team of volunteers provide a range of community support services including Summer Street Corner Meetings, Fire Safe Kids program and Property Advise Visits (PAVS).
These services are provided to help make our community a safer place for everyone.

Upwey CFA JumbleSale 2017 cropped

Community Events

Throughout the year we run several events including fundraisers to help with the purchase of equipment and operations of the brigade.
Over the years our key events have become an integral part of the local community events calendar.

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Latest News

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