Fires and Emergencies
In an Emergency Dial 000
Prohibited Buring Period 1st November to 28th February STRICTLY NO BURNING
Restricted Burning Period 15th October to 31st October, 1st March to 15th March PERMITS ARE REQUIRED
For permits, contact Chief Bush Fire Control Officer Craig Morgan on 9955 2001 / 0429 377 911 or the Shire on 9954 1001.
|Failure to maintain a firebreak as per firebreak order||$250.00|
|Offence relating to lighting a fire in the open air||$250.00|
|Setting fire to bush during prohibited burning period||$250.00|
|Failure of Occupier to extinguish a bushfire||$250.00|
|Refusal to state name and abode or stating a false name and abode||$100.00|
|Failure to produce permit to burn||$100.00|
Please click here for a downloadable Fire and Emergency Services Contact List
When a Harvest ban is called you are required to stop harvesting and stop the movement of all vehicles in paddocks, (other than those involved in the transportation of water for homesteads or livestock).
Please also note that the Shire of Three Springs is now in the “Prohibited burning period” which means that no fires are to be lit at any time.
This Prohibited burning period continues until the 28th February.
The Shire office may be contacted on 9954 1001 during normal office hours, or after hour contacts may be found in the local telephone directory.
Please click here for a downloadable 2020/2021 Emergency Services Levy Brochure .