Mr Ryan joined a young burns victim at the Royal Children’s Hospital burns unit to officially launch the joint CFA and MFB Winter Fire Safety campaign and warn Victorians about the high fire safety risks this time of year.
He said the Winter Fire Safety campaign would use a combination of advertising and educational materials that focused on fire prevention in the home.
“The CFA and MFB will be targeting key community groups including schools and maternal child health centres as well as vulnerable groups such as the elderly,” Mr Ryan said.
Read the full media release from the Victorian Government here.
CFA and MFB media release - Winter: A risky time for home fires