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Tactical Fire Plan

What is a

Tactical Fire Plan?

Tactical Fire Plans (TFP’s) are to scale drawings showing the location of installed fire & safety equipment. Tactical Fire Plans are a component of the Emergency Services Information Package (ESIP).

Firefighters will utilise these drawings to establish the best strategies to manage & combat the fire or emergency situation.

Tactical Fire Plans are to be installed in the Fire Control Room or Fire Control Centre as well as inserted into each copy of the ESIP.

Who needs a 

Tactical Fire Plan

Tactical Fire Plans are required at any premises that:

  • Contains a Fire Control Room (FCR) or Fire Control Centre (FCC)
  • Contains a Facility Emergency Control Centre (FECC)
  • Is a Major Hazard Facility (MHF) in accordance with the Work Health & Safety Regulation
  • Is considered an explosives site in accordance with the Explosives Regulation

In accordance with the Building Code of Australia (BCA) a Fire Control Centre must be provided for:

  • Any building with an effective height of 25m or more
  • Any class 6, 7, 8 or 9 building consisting of a floor area of 18,000m2 or more

Tactical Fire Plan


Tactical Fire Plans must detail critical information that may assist in a fire or emergency situation. Just a few of these may include:

Schematics for mechanical, hydrant, sprinkler, fire detection & electrical systems

Location of electrical switch rooms, generators, transformers, substations

Fire/Smoke compartments & doors

Fire dampers, pressurised stairs, Air Handling Units & Mechanical ducts/risers

WIP Phones, Break Glass Alarms

Fire Indicator Panel (FIP) & Emergency Warning Intercommunication System (EWIS)

Hydrants, hose reels, sprinkler isolation valves

Sprinkler/Hydrant water storage tanks & pumps

Tactical Fire Plans contain vital information and as such it is important to ensure these are done properly. Our team at Fire Block Plans specialise in Tactical Fire Plans and would be happy to assist with any questions you may have.

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what they say

Fire Block Plans Reviews

Great working with the team at FBP. Very efficient and produces good quality drawings at a very reasonable cost. Gordon has worked with us on several projects now producing everything from Shop Drawings, As-Builts, Block Plans, Evac drawings and Tactical Fire Plans.


Ben Joliffe

Beyond Fire - Service/Minor works Manager, Sydney, NSW

Fire Block Plans has assisted us with Tactical Fire Plans several times over the past few years. They are extremely knowledgeable of all relevant Australian Standards and quality of work is excellent.

Teagan Caunt

Director at Fire Service Plus

Our experience with Fire Block Plans has been amazing. Gordon and team are amazing draftsman & are gurus when it comes to all fire protection standards. Will be using them for all future Tactical Fire Plans & Block Plans

Kieren Sargeant

Director at Wagga Fire & Security

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