Get prepared for a wildfire
Wildfires can threaten homes, businesses and vital infrastructure. When wildfires burn away from houses or infrastructure, they can have ecological benefits. The chance of a damaging wildfire has increased in recent years, due in part to the effects of climate change.
Stages of a wildfire
If you live in an area at risk of a wildfire, it’s important that you take time to get ready for one. Understand what to do before, during and after a wildfire:
If you're in an area that is prone to wildfire, or you just want to be proactive, there are a number of activities you can complete to prevent or prepare for a wildfire.
You can stay safe during a wildfire by knowing your trusted sources of information, understanding evacuation stages, and looking out for your health and safety.
Returning home after a wildfire can be overwhelming, but if you use caution and take things one step at a time, it is possible to recover and return your home to normal.