The recent dip in temperatures overnight is seeing an increase in people using fireplaces, combustion heaters and gas or electrical heaters to keep warm.
Mower and slasher fires are often the result of residents trying to undertake hazard reduction too late in a season on grass that has already dried out, or when cutting is undertaken during warm/hot and dry conditions.
Water tanks have become a popular and welcomed donated item for firefighting services across the state, but before you purchase a tank to donate or donate funds to supply a tank, there are a few things you should be aware of.
It's a unique individual who decides to put their community and state before their own personal milestones or family events.
Empowering young people to prepare, respond to, and recover from bushfire is an important part of ensuring the entire South Australian community is best prepared for an emergency.
Emergency kits can save lives but having one that's packed and ready to go before the threat of a bushfire is vital. A good kit is one that can be used for all hazards (not just bushfires), but the best kit is the one that's ready.
New statistics show that nearly half of South Australians living in bushfire prone areas don't know the meaning of their local Bushfire Safer Place or where to find it.
Pets and livestock create quite unique problems when a bushfire is burning in the area, yet both can be looked after with the proper preparation.
Getting your kids actively involved in your family's bushfire preparations can be a beneficial step to ensure your whole family knows what to do in case of an emergency.