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Firewise, Fire-safe

by Richard Whitaker

Book Size:286 x 224 x 19 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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This handy little book will help you stay alive. It tells you how bushfires behave, how to prepare for a bushfire, what to do when a fire threatens and how you can safeguard your home and yourself.

Do you know how to protect yourself and your home from a bushfire? Whether you're in the bush, in your car or at home, there are lots of ways to limit the risks. Firewise, Fire-safe provides emergency contact details, vital checklists and first aid approved by St John Ambulance.

About the Author

Richard Whitaker

Richard (Dick) Whitaker began his career in meteorology when he started with the Bureau of Meteorology way back in 1971. He worked his way through the ranks and was Senior Forecaster in the NSW office for a nine-year period before becoming NSW Manager of the Bureau's commercial arm, the Special Services Unit in 1993. He is very interested in meteorological education, particularly through television, radio, and books, and has authored, co authored and edited twelve meteorological publications. Dick is a now Senior Meteorologist with The Weather Channel in Australia and appears regularly on radio and television.

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