Fire Breaks must be cleared by:
16 October and remain cleared until 31 May
Burning is PROHIBITED between:
1 December to 31 March
Burning Permits are required between:
19 October to 30 November AND 1 April to 31 May
Fire breaks are now required throughout the Shire of Chittering and the Shire's Rangers are currently inspecting properties.
Chittering Fire Services have been busy in recent weeks attending fires - with fires this early in the season it indicates that once again we may be faced with a potentially above average fire season.
Your Volunteer Fire Fighters are currently busily preparing for the forthcoming bush fire season and it is important that residents also take action and ensure that their properties are bush fire ready. If you have any questions on preparing your property please contact the Shire.
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED - Chittering Fire Services are always looking for volunteer fire fighters and auxillary/support members. This is an essential community service and response to emergencies with the Shire is reliant on volunteers. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please contact the Shire on 9576 4600.