Not all fires are equal. How you should respond depends on where your property is and the environment around it.

Bushfires behave differently to grassfires. It is important to understand both. When a grassfire starts in an urban or built up area, you need to react differently than if you are in a rural and regional area.

This is a general guide to help you identify your risk of fire based on your location. If you are not sure about fire risk for your property, you can speak to your local fire brigade.

To find your local fire station, you can visit the: 

What is your fire risk?

Reviewed 20 January 2020

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