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Residential The MFB aims to reduce the incidence and impact of fire and other emergencies on the community. This is achieved through the delivery of educational strategies that assist the community to become more self-reliant.


Business All businesses need to be prepared in case of an emergency - regardless of size. An emergency management plan that identifies risks and determines how to effectively respond to these is paramount. With proper planning, risks can be reduced or even eliminated.


Educational Through a variety of community education campaigns and programs, MFB firefighters work closely with Melbourne’s diverse communities, across all age groups, to promote community safety and coordinate emergency prevention activities.

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Iconic Theatre ablaze in Carlton

MFB Firefighters were called to a fire at an iconic theatre in Carlton shortly after 5am this morning. It was the second major fire incident to occur within a matter of hours in the metropolitan district this morning.

Firefighters battle blaze at Essendon

MFB crews are currently on scene at a structure fire in Essendon. Crews were called to a disused car sales room on Keilor Road just before 3am.

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