After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home
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After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home

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Title: After a fire: cleaning up a smoke affected home (Links to English resource)

Summary: 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.

Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services

Publishing date: February 2016

Last reviewed: February 2016

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