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Report of Operations 2007-08 - Fire Equipment Maintenance

FEM is a commercial operation conducted by CFA through volunteer brigades.

The core business is the servicing and inspection and sale of fire extinguishers, fire blankets and fire hoses in public and private enterprise on a fee-for-service basis.

Approximately 300 of CFA's brigades are engaged in FEM. Collectively the brigades provide services to around 30,000 customers each year. Annual turnover is in excess of $6 million.

This year saw consolidation of previously started activities together with some new initiatives. Some of the activities undertaken during the reporting period include: