Rethink on 'stay and fight' strategy

By Debra Jopson and David Rood
Updated November 8 2012 - 11:14am, first published February 9 2009 - 2:17am

THE escalating toll from the devastating bushfires has forced a review of the policy of allowing people to defend their own homes, but the country's peak body of fire and emergency authorities appealed for no changes to be made "on the run".