Articles with Tag(s): "fire-fighting"

Firefighting Water Supply Requirements in Victoria (Areas at Risk of Bushfire)

May 13, 2022
Victoria has a sub-Mediterranean climate, and, like the rest of Australia, has hot, dry summers with frequent and destructive bushfires. The 2009 Black Saturday bushfires, which killed 173 lives and burnt over 2000 houses and 430,000 hectares of land, demonstrate that Victoria is one of the world’s most dangerous bushfire-prone places. The tragic events of […]

Firefighting Water Supply Requirements in NSW Areas at Risk of Bushfire

April 13, 2022
Summers in Australia are hot and dry, and the land is semi-arid. As a result, bushfires are more common in rural regions, and rural New South Wales is no exception. This is something that homeowners, especially those in rural locations, should think about while designing and building their homes. Every property in rural bushfire zones […]
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Water Storage Requirements for Fire-Fighting Services

April 26, 2018
  Bushfires are common in many areas of Australia, particularly in the dry, hot summer season when tinder dry vegetation and extremely hot weather conditions are conducive to runaway fires. If flare-ups are not quickly contained they can quickly get out of control, with devastating consequences. In bushfire prone areas of Australia it is mandatory […]