Bush fires are a natural part of the Australian environment and occur regularly, but many people fail to prepare for them.
When threatened by bush fires, people will often leave it too late to make critical decisions and often have few safe options left.
That’s why you need to PREPARE. ACT. SURVIVE.
You must make important decisions before the fire season starts.
Your Bush Fire Survival Plan is one of the best ways to help improve the safety of you and your family before the impact of, or during a bush fire.
Preparation is not just about cleaning up around the house and having a plan. It is also about making sure you consider your physical, mental and emotional preparedness. Prepare yourself and your family for bush fires.
Regardless of your decision to Leave Early or Stay and Defend, you still need to prepare your property against the threat of a bush fire.
The higher the fire danger rating, the more dangerous the conditions.
During a bush fire, it’s important you have ready access to items which may save your life. Find out what you should put in your Emergency Survival Kit.
The heat from a bush fire can kill you. That’s why it’s important to wear clothing that will not only protect you from the heat but also from smoke and embers. Know what to wear during a fire to give you the best chance of survival.