Shire of Murchison

Total Fire Ban

Posted on: Tuesday, 3 January 2017 at 2:02:30 PM

This means:  

•             You must not light or use any fires in the open air

•             All open fires for the purpose of cooking or camping are not allowed

•             Hot work such as metal work, grinding, welding, soldering, gas cutting or similar is not allowed unless you have an exemption

•             You must not undertake any other activities that may start a fire. 

For information on other activities that can or cannot be carried out during a Total Fire Ban visit https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/totalfirebans 

You could be fined up to $25,000 or jailed for 12 months or both if you ignore the Total Fire Ban.  

If the information you want is not available from the website, telephone the Total Fire Ban Information Line on 1800 709 355.  

Current Total Fire Bans are also available by visiting www.emergency.wa.gov.au/#totalfirebans

 Regards

 

Dianne Daniels

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Murchison

PO Box 61

Mullewa WA 6630

Ph 08 9963 7999

Email: ceo@murchison.wa.gov.au

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