Plan and Prepare

Plan and Prepare

Home Fire Safety

Home Fire Safety

On average, there are 3,000 house fires in Victoria. Most could be prevented by taking simple precautions. Prevent fires in your home Heaters, chimneys, electric blankets and clothes dryers can become a fire risk, particularly if they have been sitting...
Summer Fire Safety

Summer Fire Safety

Prepare your Property Mature trees Mature trees can help shield against radiant heat and embers. They must be strategically located and well managed. Remove Flammables Remove flammable items from decks and verandahs, such as boxes, furniture and...
Know what to do before and during a fire

Know what to do before and during a fire

CFA has a wealth of resources to help you understand your fire risk and know what to do before and during a fire. This section discusses the importance of leaving early, and how a well thought out bushfire survival plan can help you if you live or holiday...
Burning Off

Burning Off

Burning off grass, stubble, weeds, undergrowth or other vegetation is generally permitted outside the Fire Danger Period. Local laws on burn-offs can apply year-round. Check with your local council before lighting up. Before burning off: Check...
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