Preparing for Bushfire

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Preparing for Bushfire

Bushfires can happen at any time and the risks are heightened during the warmer months. Sutherland Shire is surrounded by bushland it is vital that you understand the risks within your area and have a plan to protect yourself and your family should an emergency occur.

The NSW rural fire Service provides information and resources on how to prepare your home for a bushfire, and create a survival plan for yourself and your family.

Is your home located on bushfire prone land?

Have you considered what you will do with your pets?

The Australian Red Cross has put together a handy emergency kit checklist.

More information



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