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Fires and fire safety

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Last reviewed: July 2016

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Fire safety at home - NT.GOV.AU

Tips on preventing and dealing with a fire in your home.

Read more on NT Health website

Fire, electrical safety and children - NT.GOV.AU

Find out how to keep your child safe from electricity and fires in your home.

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Kids' Health - Topics - Safety from fire

Fire is something that we all need to know about. Home fires can cause serious burns and even death, so homes should be as safe as possible from fire.

Read more on Women's and Children's Health Network website

Rainwater tanks after a bushfire

Rainwater tanks can be contaminated during a bushfire, either indirectly by ash, smoke, debris or directly by fire and fire fighting activities.

Read more on WA Health website

Camping safety - NT.GOV.AU

Advice on swimming, four-wheel drive trips, boating, fishing and lighting fires while camping in the Northern Territory.

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Minimising the impacts of peat smoke

Western Australias drying climate, combined with increasing groundwater use, has contributed to an escalated occurrence of peat fires in recent years.

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Safety for school-age children | Raising Children Network

An in-a-nutshell guide that looks at safety for school-age children including stranger danger, internet safety, safety around water, staying safe on bikes, scooters and skateboards, fire safety, playground safety and emergency procedures.

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Children's nightclothes

Children's nightclothes are required to have a fire hazard label to help you make safer choices for your children when buying pajamas (pjs).

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Electrical safety at home - NT.GOV.AU

Find out about electrical safety in your home, including who to contact if you have concerns about work done on your property.

Read more on NT Health website

Bushfires and asthma - National Asthma Council Australia

For people with asthma living in high risk bushfire zones, the bushfire season is time to be on high alert for asthma symptoms. Smoke and increased air pollution from fires can trigger asthma symptoms, as can high emotions such as stress and anxiety.

Read more on National Asthma Council Australia website

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