Recent rain means more grass growth. As it dries out, the risk of dangerous grass fires increases.
Grass fires are unpredictable. They can start easily and spread quickly.
In fact, grass fires can move three times faster than a bush fire, leaving you little time to get ready.
Grass fires on farms can also destroy homes, crops and livelihoods.
There is an increased risk of grass fires this summer. It is important that you understand grass fires and how to protect yourself, your family and your property from the threat of fire.