We have a number of strategies in place for fire prevention, which are outlined in our Municipal Fire Management Plan.
Our plan currently focuses on the risk of bush and grass fire, and draws on information from a number of related agencies including the Country Fire Authority (CFA), Parks Victoria and Melbourne Water.
We must prepare and maintain this plan, according to the Country Fire Authority Act 1953 and Metropolitan Fire Brigade Act 1958.
Many community groups helped prepare this plan, including:
Our goal is to reduce the likelihood of uncontrolled fire and the subsequent damage to the community.
Steps taken include:
You should report all fire hazards to us by calling 9217 2170. To report a fire, call 000.
There is currently one NSP located in this municipality:
There are no community fire refuges in this municipality.