Bushfire Control

SAFETY INFORMATION

IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY DIAL 000

For current alerts and warnings visit  https://www.emergency.wa.gov.au.

SHIRE AND BRIGADE CONTACTS

POSITION

NAME

PHONE

MOBILE

Shire of Boyup Brook

 

9765 1200

 

Manager of Works

   

0409 640 482

Works Supervisor

   

0427 651 222

Chief Fire Control Officer

D Inglis (HOTEL X-RAY)

9765 1423

0418 651 088

1st Deputy

T Mead (X-RAY 1)

9767 1344

0497 671 340

2nd Deputy

R Bingham (X-RAY 2)

9767 1280

0429 900 058

ANNUAL FIREBREAK NOTICE

The Shire of Boyup Brook Annual Firebreak Notice  contains information on your responsibilities in regard to firebreak installation and fire prevention measures as well as Brigade contacts. Click here to download the 2016/2017 Annual Firebreak Notice.

TIP: You can also search "Fire" under "Public Notices" in the Document Centre on the website.

IMPORTANT DATES

Restricted burning times (PERMITS REQUIRED) 9 October to 20 November in each year, both dates inclusive and 1 March to 30 April in each year, both dates inclusive.

Prohibited burning time 21 November in each year to 28 February the following year, both dates inclusive.

Note - Restricted and Prohibited Burning Times may be varied due to seasonal changes. Any changes will be advertised in a local newspaper circulated within the Shire's district. It is YOUR responsibility to check with the Shire of Boyup Brook or the Chief Fire Control Officer.

HARVEST BAN SMS

The Shire of Boyup Brook will send a text message relating to Harvest and Vehicle Movement Bans. To receive these text messages please contact the Shire Administration Office 9765 1200 to add your name and mobile phone number to the register. Please advise the Shire of any changes to your mobile phone details.

ARE YOU PREPARED?

First and foremost, comply with the Annual Firebreak Notice. Visit the DFES website  to download a copy of the Prepare. Act. Survive. brochure and Homeowners Bushfire Survival Manual.

Ways to prepare for a bushfire:

For more information read through the  fact sheets and publications on the DFES website.  After reading the DFES publications, if you have any questions about being prepared, contact the Shire 9765 1200.

 

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