Prepare your home for Fire Season

Preparing your home for Fire Season - Video Series

It is important to know the risks of a bushfire and how to be prepared in the event of a fire emergency. View our 'Preparing your home for Fire Season' video series on how to best prepare this Summer. 

Bushfire risk

Bushfires happen every summer and are a natural part of the Australian landscape. Learn what types of properties are most at risk and some simple precautions you can take to reduce that risk.

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How to prepare your family for fire 

Do you and your family have a survival plan if a bushfire threatens your property? Here are some things to consider when designing your plan.

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What to do if a bushfire threatens your property

If a bushfire threatens you, it's important to know your trigger for evacuating or staying to defending your property. See how you can best prepare.

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What the City is doing to mitigate the risk of fire 

The City of Cockburn has developed a Bushfire Risk Management Plan to better understand the local area, values at risk and plan for bushfire mitigation. Find out what that plan includes.

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How fires react in our bushland areas

A fire has three essential requirements: fuel, heat and oxygen. Deprive it of any one of these, and it will go out. Learn more about fire danger in our bushlands.

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Jandakot Volunteer Bushfire Brigade 

Meet Gavin, your local volunteer bushfire brigade hero. Find out how Gavin got in to the industry and why he loves serving for Jandakot.

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More information and contact

Please contact the City's Fire and Emergency Services for more information on 08 9411 3444 or at customer@cockburn.wa.gov.au
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Contact

Address

9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

Po Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

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