Plan. Act. Survive
Do you know how far an ember can travel before starting a new fire? Or that the heat and ferocity of a bushfire could melt the trailer off a ute?
Victoria is one of the most fire prone areas in the world and bushfires and grassfires are a part of life.
Bushfires and grassfires start quickly, often without warning and they can threaten lives and properties within minutes.
All Victorians need to know how to plan for and respond to fire.
If you see behaviour that could lead to a bushfire, it’s up to you to report it and keep our community safe. Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000, or go to
In an emergency, or if you see smoke or flames, call 000 immediately.
For fire safety information in a language other than English go to the translated information section and the Country Fire Authority .
Am I at risk of fire?
Information about the risk of bushfire and grassfire in different areas of Victoria and how to find out the risk of fire for where you are.
Be emotionally prepared for fire
It is normal to feel stressed and worried during this time of year, and this may be worse for people who have been affected by bushfires in the past.
We work as one for emergencies
Victoria's emergency services work together to provide critical emergency information to the community.
How well do you know fire? - translated information
The 'How well do you know fire?' campaign helps to educate Victorians about how to plan and prepare for the fire season. Translated information is available in a range of languages.
Reviewed 26 October 2022