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Fires and fire safety

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Follow the links below to find trusted information about fires and fire safety.

Last reviewed: May 2018

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Fire safety at home - NT.GOV.AU

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

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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

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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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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).

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Home safety for kids | Raising Children Network

Ensure home safety for kids with supervision and simple safety precautions. Get practical tips to make your home safe, fun and stimulating for your child.

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Indoor home safety for kids: in pictures | Raising Children Network

This illustrated guide to indoor home safety for kids has information on smoke detectors, safety glass, poisons, safety gates, sharp items and blind cords.

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Gas heating - health and safety issues - Better Health Channel

If you service your gas heater regularly and use it correctly, it will be safe and economical to use.

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