What is a bushfire? A bush fire is a fire that can be lit naturally or by person.
When and where can they occur It happens mostly in summer and low humidity. It can happen in the forest dry land or bushes. North to north west strong winds.
What can cause a bush fire Lightning strikes Meteors Electric wires on the ground Arsonists Careless campfires
How can they affect people’s lives If people go too close to a fire. If the house or friends house burns down
What plans to include when near a bush fire. Take food and water Wet towels Clothes Torch Safety glasses Sleeping bag Tent and much more important things
How would you escape if you were caught in one. Call SES or 000 Drive away Tell everybody Get your survival kit
How can you tell when a bushfire is coming close If the arrow points to the green you are most likely safe. If its on the blue there is a little chance of fire. If the arrow is on the yellow its even more possible. If its on the orange there is 90% chance a bushfire is coming if the arrow is on the red a fire has already come and it is very dangerous and you must leave immediately
How to tell when a bushfire is coming(2) Beauforte scale Tells you the wind speed 1.Look at the fire metre. 2.Use the beauforte scale and see where the wind is going
After the bushfire you must check: Your family and friends If you lost the survival kit If the fire has been blown back to you Your phone If anyone has been hurt
A final reminder Call 000 if there is a fire Pack survival kit Check your sibling and family Be aware of the fire metre and where the arrow is pointing
Thanks for reading. We hope you know more about bushfires! By lewis and Likang