Bush Fire Survival Plan

Four simple steps to making your bush fire survival plan!

Bush fie is a part of life in NSW, so it’s important to live bush fire ready.

That means knowing your risk and having a plan for what to do during a fire. You can make your plan online in as little as five minutes here.

There are four simple steps to get ready for a bush fire:


DISCUSS what to do if a bush fire threatens your home

Many households find that having a discussion over dinner works best as everybody is together and focussed.


PREPARE your home and get it ready for bush fire season

There are simple things you can do around your home to prepare it for a bush fire, like keeping the grass low and having a cleared area around your home.


KNOW the bush fire alert levels

If there is a fire in your area you will find its alert level on the NSW RFS website and in the ‘Fires Near Me’ app. You need to keep track of the alert level so you know what you should do. See below for danger ratings:

Step 4

KEEP all the bush fire information numbers, websites, and the smartphone app

In a bush fire, it’s important that you stay up to date on conditions in your area.

It’s a fact. If you and your home are well prepared, you stand a better chance of surviving a bush fire. Download the four simple steps today by visiting the RFS website.