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If you live in or close to bushland, grassland or farmland, a bushfire may threaten your home. Preparation will give you and your family the best possible chance of surviving a bushfire and reduce the impact on your property.
The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) recommends making a Bushfire Survival Plan so you know what you will do if there’s a fire near you. For detailed steps on how to make your plan, visit Get ready for disasters.
The RFS provides up-to-date information on:
Fires Near Me is the official mobile phone app of the RFS, providing information and warnings about fires across New South Wales. The app is available at the App Store or Google Play.
A Neighbourhood Safer Place is a building or space in the community that can provide a higher level of protection from the immediate life-threatening effects of a bush fire.
Neighbourhood Safer Places can’t be considered completely safe; there is still some risk in moving to them and sheltering in them. They are a last resort in emergencies only.
For the latest list of Neighbourhood Safer Places near you, visit the RFS website.
The AIDER (Assist Infirm, Disabled and Elderly Residents) program is a free, one-off service aimed at reducing bush fire hazards on people’s properties.
AIDER is designed for aged residents and residents with disabling conditions who live on bushfire prone land and have limited domestic support available from family, relatives, friends or other services.
You can apply for AIDER online or by phoning 02 8741 4955.