CFA attends more than 2000 house fires every year. There are more than 4,500 house fires every year in Victoria.
The most common causes of fire are:
- Unattended cooking
- Electrical faults: faulty appliances, faulty wiring
- Home heating: fixed and portable heaters, open fires and wood heaters
Read more in the Fires in the home section of the CFA website.
There are lots of fun games and activities on the Kids & Schools section of the CFA website and lots of information to help you complete your school projects.
Check out this great interactive website that makes it fun to learn about bushfire safety.
And don't forget to tell your teacher about the Fire Safe Kids program where your local firefighters come to your school to talk about fire safety.
Are you interested in becoming a CFA member? A volunteer or career firefighter? Helping your local community stay safe?
The Volunteer & Careers section of the CFA website tells you everything you need to know.
You can even sign up for the next recruit course at Point Cook Fire Brigade.
Becoming a CFA volunteer can involve some hard work but it also has some great rewards.