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After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home

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After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home

If your home has been damaged by the fire or smells of smoke from bushfires you should: ventilate your home; wash hard surfaces (furniture, walls and floors); wash soft furnishings (upholstered furniture and bedding); and wash affected clothing.Further information on cleaning up a smoke-affected home is provided in the following fact sheet.
Emergency, Heat
Service area:
February 2021
Last reviewed:
January 2024
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