Shire of Murchison

Notice of Prohibited Burning

Posted on: Wednesday, 5 October 2016 at 11:02:33 AM

SHIRE OF MURCHISON 2015-2016 - NOTICE OF PROHIBITED BURNING PERIOD

A Prohibited burning period is operational in the Shire of Murchison from the 3rd of October 2015 to the 31st March 2016 (inclusive).

 WHEN & HOW TO BURN

Barbecues & Incinerators

Gas and electrical barbecues are permitted to be used at any time.  Solid fuel barbecues and incinerators are prohibited on days of VERY HIGH and EXTREME Fire Danger and during the prohibited burning period.

Garden Refuse & Rubbish

Burning is prohibited on days of VERY HIGH or EXTREME Fire Danger and during the prohibited burning period.

Advice Is Available

Further advice on how to protect your home from fire, and when and how to burn off, is available from the Shire Office or the Chief Bush Fire Control Officer.  If you have any questions, please contact the Shire Office or the Chief Bush Fire Control Officer.  The safety of your whole community is at stake.

FIRE DANGER

Information on Fire Danger Ratings is available at www.dfes.wa.gov.au/firedangerratings and

Information on Alerts is available at www.dfes.wa.gov.au/alerts.

The ABC radio also issues information and alerts for your area.

IN CASE OF FIRE CALL 000

 

Dianne Daniels

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Murchison

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