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Maintenance of Fire Protection Systems & Equipment

Welcome to Firewize...

For the last decade, Maintenance Essentials has been a trusted provider for the maintenance of fire protection systems and equipment for discerning building owners throughout Victoria. Our professional reputation for integrity, mutual prosperity and innovation has placed us in and excellent position for the next stage in our business!

To this end, we would like to introduce a change in our trading name from Maintenance Essentials to Firewize.

Essential Safety Measures Maintenance Manual (Fourth Edition) Now Available

The new fourth edition of the Victorian Building Commission Essential Safety Measures Manual is now available.

Fire safety in Australian homes

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics: Australian Social Trends 2000 "in 1998, 123 people died from accidental fire or flame injuries. Of these, 70 occurred in a home fire.

While total deaths from fire fell by 47% from 1968 to 1998, deaths in private dwelling fires only dropped by 20%"