Restricted Burning Time (RBT)
We are now into the RBT and permits to burn are required; on the farm and in town.
Please make sure you follow the directions on the permit AND read the fine print on the reverse.
A Permit to Burn is a legal document and failure to comply may result in legal action.
Department of Fire & Emergency Services Fire Investigators are heading to Esperance, it appears some of the fires down there are 'suspicious' and were, allegedly, deliberately lit.
We don't want this type of behaviour in OUR communities/Shire;
So please report any suspicious activity to;
CRIMESTOPPERS—1800 333 000
And help Extinguish Arson.
Useful telephone numbers:
For emergencies dial 000
Total Fire Ban information 1800 709 355
Shire of Lake Grace Harvest Ban Information 9487 7191
To receive SMS notification of harvest bans, call the Shire office '9890 2500 to register your mobile number.
As you may have seen or heard on the news, as of 1st November 2012 FESA no longer exists; it has been replaced by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services.
The new website address is now www.dfes.wa.gov.au
Check out the Bureau of Meteorology web site
They have made a few changes and now give a more detailed daily and seven day town forecast, amongst others.