The Huge Scam That Is Making Its Way Across Melbourne
The City of Boroondara has warned residents of Hawthorn to be very cautious when answering the door.
Over the last few weeks, they have received news of scammers posing as firefighters.
The fake firies knock on residents doors and try selling them fire extinguishers and fire blankets before asking for your credit card details.
The council has confirmed that this is a scam and you should contact the police if it happens to you.
You can also report it to the ACCC on 1300 795 995.