Bushfire

SA bushfire key resources – links, contacts, and donations

Some important information considering the ongoing bushfire threat in South Australia.

With the rife threat of bushfires throughout Summer in South Australia, we have collated important information including organisation links, various help contacts, where to donate, and other key resources.

In an emergency, please call 000.

Website warnings & alerts.

Contact the Country Fire Service in your area.

The live incident map.

Volunteer.

Phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 36 for information regarding active bushfires in a particular area, BBQs, camp fires, fire bans, Fire Ban Districts and restrictions, bushfire safety and burning off.

For hearing or speech impaired users, phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 1800 362 361

For teletype service TTY 133 677

CFS on Facebook or Twitter

On local ABC radioFIVEaaor one of our other Emergency Broadcast Partners.

Create your own 5 minute bushfire plan.

Do not rely on a single source for warning information.

If you find an unattended fire: 000

If you require more info, call the Bushfire Hotline – 1800 362 361

If you find an injured animal:

RSPCA Animal rescue 24 hour hotline – 1300 4 777 22

Fauna Rescue 24 hour hotline – 08 8289 0896
Koala rescue hotline – 1300 KOALAS (1300 562 527)
Bat rescue hotline – 0475 132 093
Duckling hotline – 0412 810 345

PIRSA 24 hour bushfire hotline: 1800 255 556

The CFS volunteer their time and risk their lives to help us save properties, and most importantly, lives. Donations can be made to the CFS Foundation at this link: http://www.cfsfoundation.org.au/

SAVEM: South Australian Veterinary Emergency Management (SAVEM) Inc is a volunteer Response and Recovery agency working under Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) within the State Emergency Management Plan. SAVEM’s broad mission is to retrieve, assess, triage, shelter and treat animals of all species in an emergency incident. https://www.savem.org.au/about-savem/donate/

 

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