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Know your risk and be prepared for bush fires. Visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au - Plan and Prepare
Preparation will give you and your family the best possible chance of surviving a bush fire and reduce the impact on your property. Download the “Prepare Your Home” and other fact sheets. The RFS provides up-to-date information on:
The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) recommends making a Bush Fire Survival Plan download the guide and follow the Four Simple Steps.
Fires Near Me app
Fires Near Me NSW is the official mobile phone app of the NSW RFS, providing information and warnings about bush and grass fires across the state. The app is available at the App Store and Google Play. You can also follow the RFS on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
The Bush Fire Information Line – 1800 679 737 - Current Major Incidents, Current Fire Bans
There is a year-round requirement to give at least 24 hours’ notice to the Lower North Coast Burn Notification Line 02 6626 6860 and all your adjoining neighbours before lighting a fire. You can notify online at: www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/notify.
You can find out when a fire permit is required on: www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-information/BFDP - Bush Fire Danger Period and Fire Permits.
The Protection of the Environment Operations (Clean Air) Regulation 2010 may also apply. Information and maps for these are available under Council's Control for Burning webpage.
The AIDER (Assist Infirm, Disabled and Elderly Residents) program is a free, one-off service aimed at reducing bush fire hazards on people’s properties. AIDER is designed for aged residents and residents with disabling conditions who live on bush fire prone land and have limited domestic support available from family, relatives, friends or other services. If you would like to know more about this free one-off service, call 02 8741 4955 or email email@example.com or download the AIDER fact sheet.
Neighbourhood Safer Places – a Place of Last Resort
A Neighbourhood Safer Place is a building or space in the community that can provide a level of protection from the immediate life-threatening effects of a bush fire. Neighbourhood Safer Places can’t be considered completely safe; there is still some risk in moving to them and sheltering in them. They are a last resort in emergencies only.
The Neighbourhood Safer Places in Nambucca Valley Local Government Area are;
Bush Fire Recovery Information
Bushfire Emergency Information
Emergency Management Plan
Nambucca Local Emergency Management Plan (EMPLAN) - involves the preparation of plans in relation to the prevention of, preparation for, response to and recovery from emergency in the Council area.