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Vehicles and Boats

Fire safety guidelines and measures should be adhered to in all circumstances - not only in the home, but also when pursuing leisure activities, such as boating and while driving, the correct response to any issues that may arise could mean the difference between life and death.

Regulations guide the minimum requirements for fire extinguishers on boats and while not mandatory, MFB recommends carrying a 1A 5B(E) dry powder portable fire extinguisher in your car.

Please take the time to read over the advice contained in this section to ensure you are well informed and prepared for all possibilities.

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The Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authority Council (AFAC) recommends monthly testing of smoke alarms to ensure they are working correctly.

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Only working Smoke Alarms save lives.

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