These resources cover a variety instructions for dealing with fire-damaged materials.

Download AICCM’s brochure After a Fire Brochure [PDF file – 401.29 KB] to find out what you can do to salvage fire-damaged possessions.

All AICCM information sheets are available for download – so go ahead and print, copy and circulate!

Australian resources

Bushfires…Protect Your Precious Possessions [PDF file – 2.2 MB] Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, University of Melbourne

First Aid for Fire Damaged Audio Visual Material National Film and Sound Archive

Conservation advice: Fire damaged memorabilia: advice for bushfire victims Australian War Memorial

International resources

Fire damage Chicora Foundation USA

Save Family Treasures from Soot Heritage Preservation: The National Institute for Conservation

Save Your Treasures the Right Way [PDF File – 177 KB] Heritage Preservation: The National Institute for Conservation