Fire Information

Zones 1, 2, 3 & 4 are currently in the open period and permits are not required.

Zone 5 is in the Restricted Burning Period until 1st June, fire permits are required. To obtain a Permit to Burn please contact your Fire Control Officer.

For current information and warnings on fires and bans see our Fire Warnings page.

Harvest Bands will be broadcast daily on ABC 558 radio at the following times over summer;

10:05am, 11:05am, 12:05pm, (13:05pm Perth) and 14:05pm.


Firebreaks

All owners and occupiers are required to clear inflammable material from firebreaks on or before the 1st day of October and thereafter to maintain the firebreaks, keeping clear of inflammable material, up to and including the 1st day of May. For your assitance the Shire has compiled a list of local contractors;

Local Earthmoving Contractors;

Vegetation clearing and landscaping;

Note: It is an offence to construct or maintain firebreaks on a road reserve without the prior approval of the Council, or Main Roads Department in the case of Declared Main Roads.

If you would like to apply for a Variation from this Fire Control Notice please download the variation form at the bottom of this page.


Fire Information Brochure

Please refer to the 2016/17 Fire Control Information brochure that was sent out with the rates for specific fire break requirements based upon your land usage and/or location. You can download a PDF here or obtain hardcopies from the Jerramungup Shire office or Bremer Bay CRC.


Burning Times

NOTE: Burning on Sundays during the restricted AND prohibited burning period is banned and will be prosecuted.

Zones 1, 2, 3, & 4, Shire of Jerramungup
1st October to 31st October Permits required, Restricted Burning Time (RBT)
1st November to 5th February BURNING PROHIBITED (PBT)
6th February to 18th April Permits required, Restricted Burning Time (RBT)

 

Zone 5 – Point Henry Peninsula, Shire of Jerramungup
1st September to 31st October Permits required, Restricted Burning Time (RBT)
1st November to 5th February BURNING PROHIBITED (PBT)
6th February to 31st May Permits required, Restricted Burning Time (RBT)

NOTE: These dates are subject to variation by agreement from time to time according to seasonal conditions, but any alterations will be advertised through media release and updates can be obtained by contacting your Local Government and Fire Control Officers.


SHIRE OF JERRAMUNGUP - FIRE ZONES MAP

SHIRE OF JERRAMUNGUP - FIRE CONTROL INFORMATION

SHIRE OF JERRAMUNGUP - 2016/17 FIRE CONTROL OFFICERS CONTACT DETAILS

SHIRE OF JERRAMUNGUP - FIRE CONTROL INFORMATION VARIATION FORM

SHIRE OF JERRAMUNGUP - LOADING AND OFF LOADING SITE FORM

SHIRE OF JERRAMUNGUP - COMPARING TOTAL FIRE BANS & HARVEST BANS (2017)


For all matters relating to fire services please contact the Chief Brigade Fire Control Officer,
Mr Dave Edwards on 0429 100 007.

This item was last updated on 19 April 2017


For more information contact:

Ashley Peczka, Community Emergency Services Officer
Hours
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0438 498 221
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9835 1161

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