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Grassfire safety information

Essential grassfire safety information for schools and early childhood services ahead of the summer fire season.

About grassfires

Grassfires can start and spread quickly, especially on days when the fire danger rating is High, Extreme or Catastrophic.

The fire danger rating will tell you how dangerous a fire would be if one started. As the ratings increase, so does the risk of fires being uncontrollable.

If your educational facility is near grassland, parks or paddocks, you can be at risk, even when your school or early childhood service is on the urban fringe.

The Country Fire Authority has information to help you better understand the risks at your siteExternal Link as well as grassfire information for rural areas and near cities and towns.

You can find out more information through the links available in the Resources tab.

Includes essential grassfire safety information for schools and early childhood services ahead of the summer fire season

Reviewed 10 October 2022

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