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The Facts of Fire
We are committed to sharing video content that will give you an insight to CFS emergency services and most importantly could save you and your family's lives this summer. Here you can find the latest media news to the essential facts around your fire safety and preparedness.
Ian Hampels experience of the Pinery bushfire 2015
Ian Hampel lives in the State's mid-north and made the decision to stay and defend his property during the Pinery fire.
Dan needs a plan episode 3 : gutters
In Bridgewater, the struggle is real as Dan continues to prepare for the Fire Danger Season. Recently he attempted to clean the gutters but found the job a little more taxing than anticipated.
Preparing for a bushfire
Knowing what you need to do to prepare your home and property for bushfire is essential for the safety of you and your family. Even if your plan is to leave well before a bushfire threatens you can never fully predict what may happen that prevents your leaving. To be forced to stay and defend when you have not prepared could well cost you your life.
Bushfire fact - Protect your home from embers
Burning embers can travel many kilometres ahead of a fire.
Bushfire fact - strong winds
High temperature and strong wind - perfect bushfire conditions.
Bushfires will happen again - Hollie
On Christmas Day 2015 Hollie was enjoying the day’s excitement with her family when she noticed plumes of smoke rising above the trees on a neighbouring property.
Bushfires will happen again - Ian
Whilst having lunch Ian heard a radio broadcast warning of the Pinery fire that was heading his way. This is his story…
Bushfires will happen again - Lisa
Lisa faced one of the hardest decisions of her life to stay and defend her property, alone with her horses and the neighbours gone as the Sampson Flat Fire marched across the facing hillside.
Bushfires will happen again - John
On the 2nd January, 2015 John faced the Sampson Flat Fire. It was the fire he had always planned for, but hoped he never saw.
Bushfires will happen again - Tina
Tina returned to her property after the Pinery Fire to face the cruelty of such a ferocious event. The impact on her animals had been devastating.
Bushfires will happen again - Quentin
Quentin purchased his Hills property the week after Ash Wednesday in 1983. He's lived for 30 years with fire risk and urges everyone to recognise their risk and take responsibility.
Dan needs a plan episode 2 : the garden
As Dan begins to prepare his home for the bushfire season he soon realises it isn’t going to be a quick and simple task.
Bushfire Safer Places
Knowing where your nearest Safer Place and Last Resort Refuge are should be part of everyone’s Bushfire Survival Planning.
Become a volunteer : Adam
Adam - Naracoorte Volunteer. You've got it in you to be remarkable.
CFS Firefighter Museum
The CFS Volunteer Firefighter Museum houses hundreds of artefacts which tell the story of the CFS firefighters over the last 150 years.
CFS Volunteers on Totally Wild Oct 2012
Happy Valley CFS Volunteers on Totally Wild Oct 2012.
Last Resort Refuges
CFS Director Preparedness Operations Leigh Miller outlines the when, where and how of Last Resort Refuges.
Become a volunteer : Peter
Peter - Coober Pedy Volunteer. You've got it in you to be remarkable.
Know you are at risk
Rachael, Adelaide Hills property owner, shares her experience of the Cherryville fire.