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Emergency Advice – Bushfires

Bushfire Tips 

If you know a fire is in the area or it is a day of extreme danger , its about information 

  • Keep your devices charged as long as you can , smartphones , tablets , laptops
  • Turn down screen brightness to conserve battery life on your smartphone
  • Have a charger in your car 
  • Learn how to hotspot your smartphone to your laptop or tablet if you need internet access on those devices 
  • Download the CFS Fire App – shows incidences in your area 
  • Download the Emergency AUS App 
  • Apps are available on the Google Play Store and the iTunes store
  • Have SA Power Networks saved as a favourite on your device along with the website AlertSA will have all the major messages from SA Police , CFS , SES , SA Power Networks , Bureau Of Meteorology 

 

Remember – Twitter is a great source of information in an emergency 

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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