Important Dates

Latest Fire Information
including Fire Bans, Prescribed Burns and Incidents
Visit Emergency WA website

TO REPORT ALL EMERGENCIES CALL 000

Fire Notices including fire bans, restrictions and controlled burns being carried out by the City are placed on our Facebook Page and the Emergency WA website. The Parks and Wildlife Service of the Department of Biodiversity and Attractions website also lists the prescribed burning that is currently underway

Fire Control Officers will now start issuing Fire Permits from 1 May 2020. Please ensure you read the following to see if you are eligible for a permit. Please ensure you have the following ready.

  • Your piles are readily bunched of GARDEN REFUSE ONLY- treated wood, plastics and other house hold rubbish is not permitted to burn.
  • 3 meter Bare Mineral Earth fire break is around each pile and is free from overhanging branches
  • The property owner is present at the time of the inspection or you have permission from the property owner to burn
  • Running water or fire fighting equipment is available and in working condition

Further conditions apply which will be stated on the permit.

If you have flu like symptoms please advise our Administration team upon requesting a booking, due to the risk of infection Officers will not be able enter your property if symptoms are present.

Due to current pandemic the Fire Control Officers availability to issue permits may vary in some instances, including attending emergency incidents within your community. Please be patient we will do our best to attend to your request as soon as practical.

RESTRICTIONS & FIRE BURNING Timetable

NO BURNING PERMITTED WHEN FIRE RATING IS VERY HIGH OR ABOVE
Dates are subject to change - please check with the Rangers – (08) 9257 9999
FIRE BREAK REQUIRED 1 November - 31 March Compliance Required against current Fire Hazard Reduction Notice
BURNING PROHIBITED 1 December - 31 March NO Burning allowed
Report all signs of smoke to 000
PERMIT REQUIRED 1 April - 31 May
1 October - 30 November
Residents can still legally burn off a small heap  – 1 cubic meter (1m x 1m x 1m), after 6pm and out by 11pm without a permit - conditions apply.
BURNING PERMITTED 1 June - 30 September  

 

Between the 1 April to 31 May and between the 1 October to 30 November
Between 1 December and 31 March is the prohibited burning season
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