Fire Fighting For Non Firefighters. An Australian Guide. Essential Bush Fire Knowledge.
Fire Fighting For Non Firefighters is a concise, comprehensive book developed to give people knowledge when faced with bush fires. The book contains straightforward information and a comprehensive fire plan. There are tools that will lead you through the important decisions you have to make when you are considering to leave the area or remain in your home during a bushfire. The fact you may not have this choice is emphasized so contains the information you need if you are trapped by bushfires and have few options.
This book has something for everyone. Every year people are killed or injured by bushfire throughout the world. Householders, bushwalkers, four wheel drive enthusiasts and campers will gain vital information on surviving a bushfire both physically and emotionally.
Information is provided on the way fires behavior, what causes a fire to move and increase in velocity, where they will come from, what will cause them to flare up around your property and what you can do about it.
The book focuses on not only your psychical survival and your property, but the emotional wellbeing of your whole household. It includes detailed information on how to prepare areas for your pets and what to do with pets when the fire reaches your property.
Knowledge is within your power. Read this book and look forward to next summer knowing that you are well informed.
The authors speak form over 40 years of firefighting experience in Australia, Africa and South America. Jennifer was awarded an Order of Australia in recognition of her work promoting bushfire awareness to women.
- Jennifer Filmer, August 2012
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