How do I contact RFS?
How do I report a fire in NSW?
What is a bushfire advice?
Advice - A fire has started. There is no immediate danger. Stay up to date in case the situation changes. via
How do you report fire?
If you discover a fire – CALL 911 immediately. If you are in a building and discover smoke or fire within the building, ACTIVATE the building fire alarm system by pulling a manual fire alarm station to warn the occupants. The fire alarm manual pull stations are located near exit doors on each floor. via
What to do if there is a fire near you?
Who should you contact incase of a bushfire?
More bushfire information
For more bushfire updates, call the bushfire information line on 1800 679 737 or check the NSW Rural Fire Service: major fire updates. current fires and incidents. NSW fire areas. via
Do I need a fire permit in NSW?
A Fire Permit is required for burning activities during the Bush Fire Danger Period in Rural Fire districts and at all times in Fire and Rescue districts around the state. Fire Permits help ensure fire is used safely and minimise the danger to you, your property and the community. via
How do I report a fire in Qld?
The Triple Zero (000) service is the quickest way to get the right emergency service to help you. You can contact Police, Fire or Ambulance in life threatening or emergency situations. For non-life threatening emergency help during or after a flood or storm, phone: 132 500. via
What is a bushfire emergency warning?
Bushfire Emergency Warning Messages (EWM) are issued when people or properties are in immediate danger from a bushfire. Bushfire Advice - Reduced Threat Message. Reduced Threat Messages are issued when the threat to the community has lessened. via
How do I prepare my house for a bushfire?
How can we prevent bushfires?
You can remove native vegetation around homes, strategically reduce fuel across the landscape, and construct fuel breaks and fire access tracks, as part of your overall preparedness. You can also discuss with your CFS Regional Staff how to manage bushfire risks while minimising the affects on native plants and animals. via
Why is Sydney so Smokey?
A poor air quality alert has been issued for Sydney, where smoke from hazard reduction burns is covering parts of the city. Air quality has already dropped from 'good' to 'fair' in areas including Parramatta, Penrith, Richmond, Bargo, Oakdale, Camden, Liverpool and Campbelltown west. via
Can I use a gas BBQ during a total fire ban NSW?
Gas and electric barbecues
On a day of a total fire ban, you can use a gas or electric barbecue outside, as long as: An adult supervises it. There is no flammable material within 5 metres. You have either a hose connected to a water supply or a container with at least 10 litres of water for immediate use. via