Bushfire Consulting Services
Roger Fenwick is an independent, specialist bushfire consultant who trades as "Roger Fenwick Bush Fire Consultant". He is one of Australia's most experienced and respected bushfire consultants.
The details below - and on subsequent linked pages - illustrate the type of work Roger performs today and outline some of the special competencies he has developed in this field through decades of "hands-on" experience.
Typical work performed:
Provide planning advice and reports on Development Applications for both houses and subdivisions, for individual home-owners, architects, town planners and property developers. These reports are submissions to the approving authority, usually Councils, and which are normally forwarded to the Rural Fire Service for assessment.
Provide advice and reports on Fire Management Planning for broad-scale application to major land managers, recommending actions which should provide a high level of fire protection consistent with other client-stipulated management objectives.
Litigation related work
Conduct fire causation and management investigations, prepare reports and give evidence as an expert witness in support of civil action following injury, loss or damage by bushfire.
Roger is based in Hobart Tasmania, but is able to operate anywhere in Australia and overseas.
Fields of Special Competence:
- Fire risk assessment and control measures to minimise fire risk
- Fire control and organisation and management of rural fire fighting services
- Fire forensic investigations
- Training in bush fire fighting
- Fire fighting equipment selection and maintenance
- Chemical fire retardant use