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PUBLIC NOTICE COMMENCEMENT OF UNRESTRICTED BURNING TIME: ZONES 1, 2, 3 & 4 only

14 June 2018

PUBLIC NOTICE
COMMENCEMENT OF UNRESTRICTIVE BURNING TIME:
ZONES 1, 2, 3 & 4 only.

Please be advised Zones 1, 2, 3 & 4 within the Shire of Jerramungup will enter into Unrestricted Burning Time (Open Burning) as of 7am, Saturday, 16 June 2018.

Landowner/occupiers are to proceed with caution when burning as conditions are still dry and to be mindful of the following conditions;
 Maintain 3 metre Bare Earth Fire Break around burn area.
 Have appropriate firefighting resources near-by.
 Check weather conditions (current and incoming) prior to ignition.
 Nuisance smoke affecting neighbours or impacting road networks.
 If burning heaps, please maintain watch of heaps until fully extinguished.
 Pursuant to section 46 Bush Fires Act 1954; Fire Control Officers can suspend/postpone burning at any time, should unfavourable weather conditions pass through the district or if they deem the fire to be unsafe.

The Shire of Jerramungup will now be considering compensation of cost against the Landowner/occupier (permissible under the Bush Fires Act) should any fires escape due to neglect.

 


Martin Cuthbert
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
14 June 2018

 


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