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Bushfire Prevention/Restrictions

BURNING PERMITS

The Director of Engineering Services Secretary is gazetted under the Bush Fires Act 1954 to issue Permits to Burn to Wagin residents only. Rural residents can obtain Permits to Burn by contacting the Fire Control Officer within their area. A full list of contact details can be viewed via the link below. Permits to Burn must be obtained prior to lighting a fire during the Restricted Burning Periods. Permits are free of charge on request.

Please note: No burning of any type is permitted on days of Very High, Severe, Extreme or Catastrophic fire danger days.

Restricted Burning Periods:

  • 1 October to 31 October inclusive
  • 15 February to 30 April inclusive

(1m x 1m piles of garden refuse can be burnt between 6pm and 11pm without a permit).

Prohibited Burning Period

  • 1 November to 14 February inclusive

Burning of bush, grass and garden refuse are totally prohibited during the Prohibited Burning Period. No permits will be issued.

Please Note: The above dates may vary due to seasonal conditions.

Emergency Contact Numbers

Emergency Contact Numbers
In the event of fire call 000
Harvest Ban Hotline Call 1800 001 110

For further information click on the links below:

Total Fire Ban Information

A new 24 Hour "Total Fire Ban" Information phone line is now available - 1800 709 355