About Us

MFB’s more than 2,200 employees provide services to almost three million Melbourne residents, workers and visitors, and safeguard assets and infrastructure worth billions of dollars. Our services cover the metropolitan district, an area of more than 1,000 square kilometres.

The MFB:

  • Delivers fire and emergency management services.
  • Drives systemic change to the built environment through reforms to building design, regulations and legislation.
  • Invests in research.
  • Develops prevention programs that improve community safety and build resilience.

MFB also provides specialist operational support across Australia & the Asia Pacific region as required.

The majority of MFB services occur in the metropolitan district which reaches across 26 Local Government Areas (LGAs). There are 47 stations spread through 5 districts which are split into two main regions. 

View the metropolitan district map to locate a station