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Melbourne ARFF

Station information

Category: 10


Melbourne Airport, 22km northwest of the city centre.


Melbourne main fire station was opened at the same time as Tullamarine Airport in July 1970. The unit also provides a domestic response vehicle to fire alarms, first aid, motor vehicle accidents, hazmat and special services.


92 staff
1 x superintendent
1 x senior fire commander
5 x emergency vehicle technicians
1 x administration officer

Shift staffing – main station

Category 10 (24hrs)
1 x fire commander
2 x station officer
11 x fire fighters

Domestic Response Vehicle (DRV)

1 x station officer
2 x fire fighters

Office hours: 0800 – 1900