If you live in a bush fire-affected area your drinking water tank could have become contaminated from debris, ash, dead animals or aerial fire retardants.
Fire damage in orchards can affect trees in various ways: leaves are scorched and die, but limbs survive; trees are burnt and die; trees are affected by radiant heat, killing the cambium layer in the trunk and limbs; trunks are ring barked by the vegetation that burned around the base of the tree.
If your home or buildings have been damaged in the fire, you need to conduct an assessment to identify the hazards that you need to be aware of. You need to do this so that you can take the proper action to protect yourself, your family, pets and your live stock.
Many dwellings have solar panels currently in their homes, caravans and off-grid wooden structures. In this article we endeavour to answer a few questions on how to deal with solar panels after a fire.Are fire damaged solar panels dangerous to my health?
CCA-treated timber is commonly used in private and public areas for wooden houses, sheds, pergolas, decking, claddings, posts, gates, fencing and for landscaping purposes. Its use is in fact multipurpose.