If you live or work on the outskirts of a city or town, you might be next to grassland, parks, paddocks or bush.For your safety, you need to understand your risk and plan ahead. Know what to do on hot, dry, windy days and plan for all situations.
Grass fires can start anywhere and spread quickly.
If you live next to grassland and a grass fire starts, walk at least two streets back from the fire.
How to be prepared for Grass fires
If you live two or three streets away from grassland and a grass fire starts, stay where you are; Grass fires are unlikely to spread into built-up areas.
Do not drive if you can see smoke or fire. Thick smoke will make it hard to see and traffic jams and accidents are likely and Keep roads clear for emergency services