Bushfire season is a time for everyone, particularly those in bushfire prone areas, to exercise care and caution - every year houses, land and workplaces in NSW are threatened by bushfire.
Be aware of bushfires in your area. Make sure you:
Being well prepared in advance, knowing what to do when bushfire threatens and understanding safety in a bushfire situation are vitally important in what can be, literally, a life or death situation.
This section of our website contains valuable information about how to respond to a bushfire on the day. To help you do so, the NSW RFS has created a range of Fact Sheets and Checklists in conjunction with the NSW Fire Brigades, the ACT Rural Fire Service and the ACT Fire Brigade:
The RFS has many other PDF publications available for residents living in a bushfire prone area; about home fire safety; and about building in a bushfire prone area: