FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST

Defending your home from a bushfire can be challenging and you will need the right equipment. If you decide to stay with your property, it’s your responsibility to be prepared.


FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT

#1 Hose that can reach all round the house

#2 Water Supply of at least 10,000L e.g. Water tank, dam, pool

#3 Petrol/diesel water pump and fuel, safe and accessible 

#4 Ladders to access inside the roof 

#5 Buckets and mops 

#6 Shovels and metal rakes


PROTECTIVE CLOTHING

#1 Wide-brimmed hat

#2 Eye protection goggles

#3 Protective mask - P2 is recommended 

#4 Loose, long-sleeved cotton shirt/Long pants or jeans 

#5 Gloves

#6 Sturdy leather shoes or boots


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source: https://esa.act.gov.au/sites/default/files/2018-12/Bushfire%20Survival%20Plan%202018.pdf