Advise from RFS

A well-prepared home is more likely to survive a bush fire. Here are some basic tips to prepare your property: Clean your gutters of leaves and twigs/ Install metal gutter guards/ Repair damaged or missing tiles on the roof/ Install fine metal mesh screens on windows and doors/ Enclose the areas under the house/ Attach a fire sprinkler system to gutters/ Keep lawns short and gardens well maintained/ Cut back trees and shrubs overhanging buildings. For more information visit www.rfs.nsw.gov.au