“Imagine if a fire broke out in the green wedge, a local factory, a nearby park, or your home. You’d want the strongest possible response.
The CFA has protected Victoria for 100 years and has about 60,000 volunteers today.
“A future without 60,000 CFA Volunteer Firefighters is one Victoria cannot afford,” Ms Peulich said.
“Even though local Labor MPs refuse to stand up for the community on local issues like SkyRail, I call on them to support the CFA.
“The Liberal Nationals value greatly the bravery of our CFA men and women which is why we have a petition to keep the CFA a strong, independent volunteer organisation which protects Greater Dandenong.
The petition can be found at www.handsoffthecfa.com.au