A Bushfire Evacuation and Survival kit should should be part of everyone's fire plan.
If you don't already have your bushfire survival emergency kit ready, we have developed a basic kit with some of the key essentials. It comes with a Red fire KIT branded Backpack like shown and it's packed with the following items:
1 X 100% PURE WOOL BLANKET
Every fire kit should have a woollen blanket which can help shield you and your family from the radiant heat or flying embers by wrapping it around you during the event of a fire and evacuation. Wool is a naturally flame retardant fibre, making it an ideal fire safety blanket. Size 167cm x 213cm Approx. Big enough to wrap around a couple of people if required.
1 X SMOKE FIRE FIGHTING GOGGLES
AS/NZS approved safety goggles to prevent smoke getting in your eyes. Non vented to prevent smoke egress.
If it comes time to leave, the last thing you want is to get smoke in your eyes. We all know what that is like. For additional goggles Click Here
1 x PAIR DURABLE LEATHER GLOVES
In the event of an evacuation, these size Large safety gloves will be handy and will help prevent your hands getting burnt if you have to move or touch anything hot. Whether it's a hot door handle or small burning branch you might have to move out the way.
2 x P2 CARBON FILTER FACE MASK
AS/NZS approved P2 Active Valve Carbon Filter disposable foldable respirator face mask. P2 respirators require 94% minimum filtration efficiency for mechanical and thermally generated particles. For additional masks click here
1 x POCKET DIGITAL AM/FM RADIO
In the event of an emergency situation it's highly likely that the Power might go out so you'll need a battery operated AM/FM radio so you can stay alert and up to date with any warnings. Takes x 2 AAA Batteries.
1 x LED TORCH/FLASHLIGHT
Bushfires can happen any time of day. So if the power goes out at night, you'll need a battery operated LED torch/flashlight so you can see where you are going. This compact mini waterproof pocket LED torch will do the trick. Takes 2 x AA Batteries.
2 x BOTTLES OF WATER
Included is 2 x bottles of water. This will help you keep hydrated in the event of an emergency evacuation. Please note that bottled water doesn't keep forever, so check the expiry or best before date at the start of each fire season.
2 x AA BATTERIES
We've included 2 x AA Batteries. (Energiser or Duracel long life). The LED Torch uses 1 x AA Battery, plus we've include a spare just in case. Remember that batteries do expire. So please check them at the start of each fire season. Only insert the battery prior to using the LED torch.
4 x AAA BATTERIES
We've included 4 x AAA Batteries. (Energiser or Duracel long life).
The AM/FM Radio requires 2 x AAA Batteries, plus we've include 2 spares. Remember that batteries do expire. So please check them at the start of each fire season. Only insert the batteries prior to using the AM/FM Radio.
1 x fire KIT Backpack
All items will come packed inside this fire KIT backpack.