Fire Equipment Services
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Fire Equipment Services

CFA Brigades service First Attack Fire Equipment including all styles of extinguishers and lengths of fire hose. Servicing is completed to the releveant Australian Standards and Building Regulations by qualified service technicians.

The funds raised are utilised by the brigade to benefit their local community.

About Equipment Services

Fire Equipment Maintenance (FEM) is a service provided by CFA brigades as a means of assisting their communities and raising funds for the brigades. The service is delivered in accordance with the Regulations and relevant Australian Standards.

FEM brigades provide Fire Equipment Maintenance to a vast range of clients. There is both a service and an inspection within a 12-month period to address the requirements of the relevant Australian Standard.

In order to provide support to Brigades. The CFA has an FEM Office  that provides support and administration for the FEM activity and is located in Bendigo. If you would like any additional information or would like to get further information about CFA's servicing, please email us fem@cfa.vic.gov.au or call 1300 36 36 61.

CFA also has Community Safety Officers located in Ballarat, Melton and Bendigo which support the FEM activity.

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Resources

As a service to our customers and the community, CFA - FEM is pleased to offer a number of downloadable resources.

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Servicing Standards

All equipment is serviced to the relevant Australian Standards.

These consist of:

  • AS1851 - Maintenance of Fire Protection Equipment
  • AS 2444 - Portable Fire Extinguishers and Fire Blankets - Selection and Location
  • AS 3676 - Portable Fire Extinguishers Guide to Servicing

Above Standards can be purchased through:

Standards Australia
http://www.standards.com.au

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