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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.

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Bushfire fact - Vegetation

A well prepared home is more likely to survive a bushfire.

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Do your 5 Min Bushfire Plan TODAY

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 'til the last moment, create your 5 Minute Plan now.

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Create your own Bushfire Plan, in 3 easy steps

Making a choice when a bushfire threatens is just 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.

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Bushfire Safer Places

Knowing where your nearest Safer Place and Last Resort Refuge are should be a part of everyone’s Bushfire Survival Planning.

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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.

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Wind Speed

A fire can be on you before you know it.

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Embers

Embers can rain down on your property well ahead of a fire

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Air Tractor 802F

It's not that hard to be Bushfire Ready.

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34 Rural Pumper

It's not that hard to be Bushfire Ready.

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Know you are at risk

Ray Goodes and Ray Cutting have messages and advice that anyone travelling, living, visiting or working in a bushfire risk area will only benefit from.

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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.

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Dan needs a plan episode 1

Meet Dan. He & his family have just moved to Bridgewater in the Adelaide Hills.

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Bushfire fact - Preparation

Covering up could save your life.

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Bushfire fact - Burning embers

Burning embers can travel many kilometres ahead of a fire.

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Bushfire fact - fire danger ratings

Understanding predicted bushfire behaviour.

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Bushfire fact - Know your area

Where you live can determine your risk.

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Bushfire fact - Travelling

If you travel in the country you need to think about bushfire safety.

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Bushfire fact - strong winds

High temperature and strong wind - perfect bushfire conditions.

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Bushfire fact - Radiant Heat

Covering up could save your life.

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Bushfire fact - Bushfire speed

A fire could be on your doorstep before you know it...

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Bushfire fact - Protect your home from embers

Burning embers can travel many kilometres ahead of a fire.

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Bushfire fact - Survival Plan

Having a plan gives you a better chance of surviving a fire.

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Bushfire smoke

Bushfire smoke may make your escape impossible or too dangerous

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Bushfires will happen again - Jack

Jack has a business in the Adelaide Hills. In 2015 on a catastrophic fire day a bushfire started a few kms away..

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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…

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Dan needs a plan episode 4 : Bushfire Survival Plan

Dan has made a Bushfire Survival Plan for this Fire Danger Season.

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