fdr-chartFire Danger Ratings

The Fire Danger Rating tells you how dangerous a fire would be if one started.

It helps you to know when conditions are dangerous enough to enact your bushfire survival plan.

Ratings are forecast using Bureau of Meteorology data for up to four days in advance, based on weather and other environmental conditions such as fuel load.

The rating is your prompt to take action to stay safe.

- See more at: http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/warnings-restrictions/about-fire-danger-ratings/#sthash.s29ofwIq.dpuf

Keep informed with Smartphone Apps

  • cfa fire ready

    The official Country Fire Authority (CFA) app for bushfire information in Victoria. Download to assess your own FireReady status and to remain aware of incidents around you in real-time. This comprehensive application puts CFA and Department of Sustainability & Environment (DSE) bushfire information at your fingertips, enabling access to up-to-date bushfire warnings and advice when you're out and about.

  • vic fires

    This application is designed to provide up to date information about bush fire data in Victoria, Australia for iPhone, iPad and iPod users.


In an emergency, dial 000

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