Bush fires happen every summer, they can start
suddenly and without warning. People have been killed or seriously injured, and
homes destroyed during bushfires. If you live in or near bush, fire is a real
risk to you and your family.
You need to understand the bushfire risk to
your family and home so you can make decisions now about what you will do if a
PREPARE your family, home or
business – know your risk from bushfire and have a bush fire
ACT on the Fire Danger Ratings – put your
preparations into action, do not wait and see.
SURVIVE by monitoring conditions if a fire starts – know
the bushfire warning alert levels and what you
will do if you are caught in a fire.
Download the DFES Prepare. Act.
Survive. booklet for more
information, plus checklists to create your Bushfire Survival Plan.