A portable fold out shelter / tent that can house up to 2 people and withstand fire for up to 10-15 minutes.

Using state of the art fire proof materials construct a shelter capable of withstanding bushfire temperatures that can safely house two people. It comes complete with it's own compressed air supply and smoke proof mask. It also contains an EPERB to alert authorities. University or TAFE engineering and design students could be given this brief to develop the concept. It has the potential to save lives and create a solution to the problem of emergency services,tourists,farmers and the rural community being caught in bush fires.

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