This section provides information on fire safety for your business or premises including caravan park fire safety, emergency plans for commercial properties and the safe storing of dangerous goods.
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CFA’s role in Victoria’s planning system is to provide expert advice to Councils and the Minister for Planning.
Caravan park fire safety
Caravan park owners must meet fire safety requirements as outlined in the Residential Tenancies (Caravan Parks and Movable Dwellings Registration and Standards) Regulations 2010. Find out more about these standards and how to apply for inspection here.
If you store or handle dangerous goods on your site, CFA can provide written advice on fire protection and emergency planning.
Fire equipment maintenance
CFA has professionally trained volunteer firefighters to install and service portable fire equipment to Australian Standards (AS1851-2005) for the public, business, and industry.
Reducing false alarms
A false alarm occurs when CFA attends an incident to find there is no emergency and there is no need for CFA fire-fighting or other expertise.
Forest industry plantations
Forest Industry Plantations
CFA has general responsibilities for the prevention and suppression of building fires in accordance with the CFA Act 1958.
CFA is funded by a variety of sources. However; the major source of funds is obtained through statutory contributions.
Powerline vegetation clearance
CFA and MFB assign low and high fire hazard ratings to the country Area of Victoria and to portions of the Metropolitan Fire District for powerlines