Council planning to increase bushfire awareness

BE FIRE READY: Mansfield Shire Council is launching a project to raise fire awareness within the community.

DURING February, three red buckets loaded with fire ready materials, a camera and instructions will be doing the rounds of Mansfield Shire as part of the ‘Images of a Fire Ready Community’ project.

Residents are being asked to use the camera to take photos of things around them that contribute to lowering fire risk and then passing the bucket on.

The project funded through a CFA Summer Local Initiatives grant started on February 1 and aims to raise awareness of fire readiness through photography.

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