BUSH­FIRE SEA­SON PREPA­RA­TION TIPS

Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS -

BUN­NINGS Ware­house Minchinbury is team­ing up with the NSW Ru­ral Fire Ser­vice as part of the an­nual Get Ready Week­end to help Mt Druitt and St Marys lo­cals pre­pare for the up­com­ing fire sea­son.

Res­i­dents are en­cour­aged to visit the ware­house to learn about bush­fire prepa­ra­tion as part of the bush­fire pre­pared­ness DIY this Satur­day and Sun­day at 12.30pm.

The work­shops will of­fer helpful ad­vice on how you can prop­erly pre­pare your home in the event of a bush­fire.

NSW RFS Com­mis­sioner Shane Fitzsim­mons said the Get Ready Week­end cam­paign was the ideal op­por­tu­nity for fam­i­lies to learn a few steps that could make a big dif­fer­ence dur­ing a bush­fire.

“It could be as sim­ple as talk­ing to your fam­ily about what you would do if a bush­fire was to start near them,” Mr Fitzsim­mons said.

De­tails: rfs.nsw.gov.au or bun­nings.com.au.

Prepa­ra­tion is needed when fight­ing a fire.

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