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The Facts of Fire
We are committed to sharing video content that will give you an insight to CFS emergency services and most importantly could save you and your family's lives this summer. Here you can find the latest media news to the essential facts around your fire safety and preparedness.
Farm Fire Units
Members of the rural community in South Australia attend fires with their own equipment to protect their property and others. We recognise that, in many parts of South Australia, farm fire units are an essential part of the community's response to fire.
Create your own Bushfire Plan, in 3 easy steps
Making a choice when a bushfire threatens is too late. The majority of people in bushfires die fleeing their homes at the last moment. Don't wait until the last moment, create your 5 Minute Plan now.
Bushfire Safer Places
Knowing where your nearest Safer Place and Last Resort Refuge are should be part of everyone’s Bushfire Survival Planning.
Understanding fire danger in the Adelaide Hills
If you live in the Adelaide Hills or on the outer edge of Adelaide you are at bushfire risk. For you, your family and your community's sake it is critical you acknowledge that risk and take the appropriate action to be bushfire ready.
Dan needs a plan episode 3 : gutters
In Bridgewater, the struggle is real as Dan continues to prepare for the Fire Danger Season. Recently he attempted to clean the gutters but found the job a little more taxing than anticipated.
Preparing for a bushfire
Knowing what you need to do to prepare your home and property for bushfire is essential for the safety of you and your family. Even if your plan is to leave well before a bushfire threatens you can never fully predict what may happen that prevents your leaving. To be forced to stay and defend when you have not prepared could well cost you your life.
Bushfire fact - Protect your home from embers
Burning embers can travel many kilometres ahead of a fire.
Bushfire fact - strong winds
High temperature and strong wind - perfect bushfire conditions.
Bushfires will happen again - Hollie
On Christmas Day 2015 Hollie was enjoying the day’s excitement with her family when she noticed plumes of smoke rising above the trees on a neighbouring property.
Bushfires will happen again - Ian
Whilst having lunch Ian heard a radio broadcast warning of the Pinery fire that was heading his way. This is his story…
Bushfires will happen again - Lisa
Lisa faced one of the hardest decisions of her life to stay and defend her property, alone with her horses and the neighbours gone as the Sampson Flat Fire marched across the facing hillside.
Bushfires will happen again - John
On the 2nd January, 2015 John faced the Sampson Flat Fire. It was the fire he had always planned for, but hoped he never saw.
Bushfires will happen again - Tina
Tina returned to her property after the Pinery Fire to face the cruelty of such a ferocious event. The impact on her animals had been devastating.
Bushfires will happen again - Quentin
Quentin purchased his Hills property the week after Ash Wednesday in 1983. He's lived for 30 years with fire risk and urges everyone to recognise their risk and take responsibility.
Dan needs a plan episode 2 : the garden
As Dan begins to prepare his home for the bushfire season he soon realises it isn’t going to be a quick and simple task.
An insight into CFS Aviation and some key information from the Concordia CFS Brigade.
Our Vision - A Safer Community
At the CFS, it's a real team effort and we need lots of team players with different skills.
Become a volunteer : Peter
Peter - Coober Pedy Volunteer. You've got it in you to be remarkable.
Know you are at risk
Rachael, Adelaide Hills property owner, shares her experience of the Cherryville fire.