Displays and Smoke Buster

Fire safety displays

MFB endeavours to be a strong presence in the community that they represent, attending a range of community events and hosting demonstrations at selected fire stations.

Fire station demonstrations

The MFB hosts practical fire demonstrations for schools, kindergartens, pre-schools and other community groups on various days through the week at fire stations around Melbourne
These displays can include demonstrations of various fire equipment, including the Jaws of Life, a presentation on basic fire safety, and the chance to meet firefighters and see fire engines up close.
All demonstrations are free of charge however bookings are essential as numbers are limited.

The timetable for the various practical fire demonstrations are as follows:

East Melbourne

Day: Every Friday - except Good Friday and Christmas Day
Time: 10.30 am
Location: Eastern Hill Fire Station, 456 Albert St, EAST MELBOURNE (entrance off Gisborne St)
Duration: One hour (approximately)
Bookings: District Secretary
Phone: (03) 9665 4501
Fax: (03) 9416 4510


Day: Every second Thursday
Time: 10.00 am
Location: Thomastown Fire Station, 92 Mahoneys Road, THOMASTOWN
Duration: One hour (approximately)
Bookings: Northern District Trainee
Phone: (03) 9665 4502
Fax: (03) 9416 8600


Day: Every second Thursday
Time: 10.00 am
Location: Sunshine Fire Station, 30 McIntyre Road, SUNSHINE
Duration: One hour (approximately)
Bookings: Administration Secretary
Phone: (03) 9665 4358
Fax: (03) 9312 1017

Oakleigh, Burwood and Ringwood

Day/Date: Contact Eastern District for dates and availability on 9665 4525
Time: 10.30 am
Duration: Approximately 1 hour
Burwood Fire Station, 25 Highbury Road, Burwood 3125
Oakleigh Fire Station, 100 Atherton Road, Oakleigh 3166
Ringwood Fire Station, 272 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood 3134

Demonstrations alternate between Oakleigh, Burwood and Ringwood fire stations on selected Fridays throughout the year.  Tuesday demonstrations are also run on selected Tuesdays throughout the year at Oakleigh fire station.

Please note that there are limited positions at these demonstrations.






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