Taking steps to get prepared before the fire season means you know what to do when you’re at risk . It’s important to prepare your property for fire, but you also need to plan and prepare for your safety.
More than a third of Victorians have never replaced their smoke alarms. Is it time you replaced yours?
Last weekend (Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th January 2017), CFA attended 4 House Fires caused by Evaporative Cooling Systems. Lucky no houses were majorly damaged and were contained to the area of the cooling unit.
For most properties in Mount Eliza, if you want to remove trees or vegetation, you will most likely require a permit to do so. However, Planning Exemptions known as the 10/30 and 10/50 rule were introduced around 2011 to reduce red tape for residents needing to clean up their property ahead of a bushfire season.