Lodge fire safety concern
For all concerns regarding building fire safety compliance, please contact:
Fire & Rescue Building Fire Safety Unit
(02) 9742 7400
Monday to Friday, 7am to 5pm
Lodgement of Fire Safety Concern
Section 118L of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 allows anyone to provide a written complaint in relation to fire safety.
Whilst it is possible to submit the form anonymously, the powers available to Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) to enter and inspect a building are greater should you choose to include your contact details.
If you wish to lodge a fire safety concern under section 188L, click the link below to download the pdf form. Complete the form on-line and email it to
Lodgement of Fire Safety Concern (PDF, 262KB)
Lodgment of Hoarding and Squalor Fire Risk Concern
If your concern relates to hoarding and squalor activity please use the 'Lodgment of Hoarding and Squalor Fire Risk Concern'. Note that FRNSW cannot inspect residential premises without permission, even if they suspected of being a fire hazard. FRNSW will forward this concern to the relevant Council for action as a health and amenity issue.
Lodgement of Hoarding and Squalor Fire Risk Concern (PDF, 2.2MB)