Bush fire survival plan
GET READY FOR A BUSH FIRE
FOUR SIMPLE STEPS TO MAKING
YOUR BUSH FIRE SURVIVAL PLAN
Bush fire is a part of life in New South Wales. So you need to live bush fire ready.
That means knowing your risk and having a plan for what to do during a fire.
You can make your plan online in as little as five minutes at www.myfireplan.com.au.
Or you can sit down with your family and discuss what you will do using our guide to making a bush fire survival plan.
FOUR SIMPLE STEPS
There are four simple steps to get ready for a bush fire:
DISCUSS WHAT TO DO IF A BUSH FIRE THREATENS YOUR HOME
Many households find that having a discussion over dinner works best as everybody is together and focussed.
PREPARE YOUR HOME AND GET IT READY FOR BUSH FIRE SEASON
There are simple things you can do around your home to prepare it for a bush fire, like keeping the grass low and having a cleared area around your home.
KNOW THE BUSH FIRE ALERT LEVELS
If there is a fire in your area you will find its alert level on the NSW RFS website and in the ‘Fires Near Me’ app. You need to keep track of the alert level so you know what you should do.
KEEP ALL THE BUSH FIRE INFORMATION NUMBERS, WEBSITES AND THE SMARTPHONE APP
In a bush fire, it’s important that you stay up to date on conditions in your area.
It’s a fact. If you and your home are well prepared, you stand a better chance of surviving a bush fire. Download the four simple steps today.