After three years of heavy rainfall, huge tracts of Australia are primed to burn this summer.
We’re being told to prepare for a hot and dry summer and the worst bushfire season since the Black Summer fires of 2019 and 2020.
So, how are communities in the line of fire preparing and who will come to help them in the height of a bushfire emergency?
Today, we speak to two home owners who have lived through catastrophic bushfires and are taking matters into their own hands.
Steve Pascoe, Strathewen resident
Simon Geraghty, Wollombi Valley resident