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MFB finalists in annual Fire Awareness Awards

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06 Nov 2014
Three MFB projects have been named as finalists in the annual Fire Awareness Awards, announced yesterday.

The Fire Awareness Awards reflect the important work done in fire prevention and awareness by a diverse range of community groups, fire agencies, local councils, product designers and media.

This year the awards received more than 110 entries from across Victoria, and the finalists in 12 categories were announced yesterday.

MFB finalists include:

  • Smoke Alarms - Advocacy and practice for ‘at risk’ groups
    Aged and Disability category
  • Eastern Metro Burmese Communities Fire Engagement Project
    (in partnership with Parks Victoria, Manningham Council, Maroondah City Council, DEPI, Migrant Information Centre – Eastern Melbourne, CFA, Victoria Police and Eastern Metro Burmese community)
    Multicultural category
  • Safe Mistake Zone the 2014 MFB & CFA home fire safety campaign
    (in partnership with CFA)
    Fire Services category

The awards will be presented on Thursday 4 December at the RACV City Club with ABC Local Radio’s Jonathan Ridnell hosting the event.

One project will be presented the RACV Insurance Award for Excellence worth $10,000.

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