28 Australian Fire Service Medals awarded on Australia Day

The Australia day honours, announcement this Australia day saw 28 Australian fire fighters receive ASFM awarded for their contribution to the protection the people of Australia from fire. We congratulate the dedicated recipients listed below.  Federal Mr David Charles BROOKS,…

Melbourne Apartment Fire Forces Night-time Evacuation

Around 400 people were evacuated from a high-rise apartment complex at Docklands in Melbourne, Australia when fire recently broke out recently in the middle of the night. The blaze quickly spread up the external balconies of the 20-storey building from…

Massive Factory Fire Destroys Sydney Factory

More than a hundred firefighters from across the New South Wales state capital in Australia worked to contain a massive fire that engulfed a factory that contained tens of thousands of litres of flammable solvents in a car parts factory…

Australian Convenience Store Owner Charged with Arson

The owner of a convenience store has been charged over an explosion in Rozelle, a suburb in the inner west of Sydney, capital of the Australian state of New South Wales, which claimed three lives. He has been charged with…

Fire Destroyed Australian Office Block

A fire that has been deemed “suspicious” completely gutted the empty Waterfront Place, Port Melbourne office building and gymnasium in Melbourne’s inner-south. A firefighter was injured while tackling the blaze and residents were put on alert as thick smoke blanketed…

Australian Vehicle Fires Highlight Need for Fire Protection

Two recent vehicle fires in New South Wales, Australia have again raised serious concerns about vehicle maintenance standards and the need for adequate fire protection for heavy goods vehicles.  A double-lorry caught fire on the M1 near the Hawkesbury River…

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