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  • Bush Fire Alerts Factsheet - Where there is a risk from bush fire, Bush Fire Alerts provide information to effected communities using radio, television, the internet or telephones. There are three Bush Fire Alert levels to help you make the right choices for your safety.
  • Bush Fire Myths Factsheets - Knowing the FACTS may save your life. If you prepare and nothing ever happens then you have lost nothing. If you do not prepare your family and home in order to best protect them from a bush fire you may not live to regret it!
  • Bush Fire Survival Plan - It is your responsibility to prepare yourself, your family and your home for the threat of bush fire and to maintain adequate levels of insurance. You need to make a Bush Fire Survival Plan and prepare your property to give yourself, your family and your home the best chance of survival.
  • Farm Firewise Factsheet - Farm FireWise helps NSW rural landholders prepare for and prevent bush fires. It provides support and advice on building bush fire preparedness into your business plans, and gives you the knowledge and skills to protect your family, home and business when bush fire threatens your property.
  • Fire Danger Ratings Factsheet - The Fire Danger Rating (FDR) is an assessment of the potential fire behaviour, the difficulty of suppressing a fire, and the potential impact on the community should a bush fire occur on a given day. The FDR is an early indicator of potential danger and should act as a trigger for action.
  • Fire Safety for Your Pets - The Fire Danger Rating (FDR) is an assessment of the potential fire behaviour, the difficulty of suppressing a fire, and the potential impact on the community should a bush fire occur on a given day. The FDR is an early indicator of potential danger and should act as a trigger for action.
  • Grass Fires Factsheet - Grass fires spread quickly and can threaten lives, property, crops and stock. Protect yourself.
  • Infirmed, Disabled and Elderly Factsheet - Assistance for Infirmed, Disabled and Elderly residents. A one-off free service to reduce Bush Fire Hazards is available on request.
  • Leaving Early Factsheet - You should never “wait and see what happens” during a bush fire. Leaving late means you will be on the road when conditions are the most dangerous, or you may not be able to get out at all. The longer you wait to leave the greater the risk to your life.
  • Neighbourhood Safer Places - A Neighbourhood Safer Place is a place of last resort for people to shelter during a bushfire when other protection measures cannot be implemented or have failed.
  • Places of Last Resort Factsheet - Neighborhood Safer Places (NSP) - are a Place of Last Resort for people during a bush fire. They are a last resort if all other options in your Bush Fire Survival Plan cannot be implemented.
  • Prepare Act Survive Brochure - Wait until the fire is on top of you and you may die. Complete your plan with your family and make sure they know what to do. Practice it regularly and keep it where you can find it.
  • Staying and Defending Factsheet - Not all homes are defendable, and not all people are able to cope with the ordeal of staying to defend their home. It is important that you consider your individual and family circumstances when making decisions about what you and your family should do.
  • Total Fire Bans Factsheet - When there is a Total Fire Ban, no fire may be lit in the open. All fire permits are suspended, including incinerators and non-gas barbecues (BBQs). No general purpose welding, grinding, soldering or gas cutting can be done in the open.
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Blayney Shire Council

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PO Box 62, Blayney NSW 2799
Telephone: (02) 6368 2104
Email: council@blayney.nsw.gov.au

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