Bushfire myths and misconceptions

Separating fact from fiction is important when it comes to protecting life and property

Recent fires have led to the spread of many popular myths and misconceptions about bushfires.

Recent bushfires have brought the country together in support of bushfire victims, but it has also led to the spread of a lot of misinformation. This blog article by a CSIRO bushfire expert debunks 6 common bushfire myths and misconceptions.

Burning tree bark producing a flurry of embers

The bark on tree trunks is the main source of embers