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Bush Fire Danger Period Commences 1 Oct

Posted: 1 Oct 2017 - 6:59am

Bushfire Danger Period

Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Local Government Area

Commences Sunday 1 October 2017

The NSW Rural Fire Service urges all residents to prepare for the bushfire danger period which comes into effect in the Lake George Zone (Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council Local Government Area) of the NSW Rural Fire Service fire district from 1 October 2017 through 31 March 2018.

During this Bushfire Danger Period, specific rules apply that MUST be followed and burning in the open is NOT allowed without a permit. Heavy penalties can apply for people who light fires without a permit.

For further information on requirements for burning during the Bush Fire Danger Period, and to apply for a permit, contact the Lake George Fire Control Centre on 6128 0600 during normal business hours.

Fire Danger Ratings for your area and bushfire information can be found at https://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au or contact the Bushfire Information Line on 1800 679 737




by Dr. Radut