Last weekend the NSW Rural Fire Service held a virtual "Get Ready Weekend". Are you now ready for the pending fire season? Know your risk Knowing what the risk is to you and your home is the important first step. This year we will face an increased risk of grass fires, which are fast moving. There is four steps that the NSW Rural Fire Service ask us to consider now: Get ready now It takes five minutes to improve or make a plan that will give your property, your family and yourself the best chance of survival should you be threatened by a bush fire. Talk about your plans with family, friends and neighbours before an emergency happens and after, letting family know you are safe.