To successfully defend your property, you need:

7 Professional Fire Fighters
Across
2 Professional Crews
Within
8 Minutes

But currently, your local professional career fire fighters don’t have the legal protections in place to continue to guarantee you this minimum crewing requirement.

The CFA has a benchmark that brigades can only fail to meet the standard 8 minute response time 10% of the time. But recently released CFA data shows an alarming number are failing to meet this.
BRIGADE / FAILURE RATE
BRIGADE
FAILURE RATE
Ballarat
60%
Epping
48%
Hampton Park
77%
Moe
78%
Mooroolbark
64%
Torquay
71%
Warrandyte
74%
Source: CFA 2016/2017

Zone map

This is indicative fire service response data.

 METRO SAFE ZONE

 PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM ZONE

 NOT INCLUDED IN PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM

Zone map

This is indicative fire service response data.

 PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM ZONE

 NOT INCLUDED IN PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM

Zone map

This is indicative fire service response data.

 PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM ZONE

 NOT INCLUDED IN PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM

Zone map

This is indicative fire service response data.

 METRO SAFE ZONE

 PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM ZONE

 NOT INCLUDED IN PROPOSED GOVT. REFORM

A SHORT HISTORY OF MELBOURNE'S FIRE BOUNDARIES

This video clearly illustrates why our antiquated fire service boundaries need to be urgently modernised to reflect Melbourne's growing urban sprawl.