Plan and Prepare

CFA has a wide range of publications to help you plan and prepare for fires all year round.

Emergency Information for the deaf, deafblind and hard of hearing Victorians (Auslan) is available.

 

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Preventing Haystack Fires (Version 2) (pdf 799.6KB)

Learn what causes haystack fires, how to minimise the risk of haystack fires and protect your assets, and what to do if hay is heating. This document is tagged for screen readers.

Preventing Haystack Fires (Version 2) (pdf 799.6KB)

Published:  18 Oct 2022

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Your Guide to Farm Fire Safety (Version 1) (pdf 8.2MB)

Practical tips and suggestions for managing farm fire risk. Covers everything from land and fuel management to equipment maintenance and the protection of livestock and crops from fire. This document has been tagged for screen readers.

Your Guide to Farm Fire Safety (Version 1) (pdf 8.2MB)

Published:  18 Oct 2022

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Fire Danger Ratings / Know Your District (July 2022) (pdf 148.6KB)

Understand how the Fire Danger Rating Scale can alert you to danger so you can take action. Includes a map of the Fire Danger Ratings districts with a list of municipalities in each district. This document is tagged for screen readers.

Fire Danger Ratings / Know Your District (July 2022) (pdf 148.6KB)

Published:  29 Aug 2022

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Your Guide to Survival (Version 6) (pdf 1.4MB)

A shorter version of our Fire Ready Kit. This ‘go to guide’ informs you on information such as how to stay informed on fire risk days, why you should leave early, what information to gather ahead of fire season for you and your family, understand wha ...

Your Guide to Survival (Version 6) (pdf 1.4MB)

Published:  25 Aug 2022

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Your Guide to Property Preparation (pdf 2MB)

Find out if your property is at risk of fire and how to get your house and garden ready before the fire season. This document has been tagged for screen readers.

Your Guide to Property Preparation (pdf 2MB)

Published:  1 Jun 2022

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Can I or Can't I? (pdf 1.5MB)

Explains fire restrictions for Total Fire Ban days and during the Fire Danger Period.

Can I or Can't I? (pdf 1.5MB)

Published:  11 Oct 2021

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Smoke Alarms (pdf 597.2KB)

All residential properties in Victoria must have working smoke alarms.

Smoke Alarms (pdf 597.2KB)

Published:  1 May 2021

 

 

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