Fire permits
Updated 17 August 2018

Fire permits required from 17 August 2018

The NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) advises that the statutory Bush Fire Danger Period in the Lower North Coast Zone begins on the 17th August 2018.

From midnight on Thursday 16 August 2018 fire permits will be required for Rural Fire Brigade areas within the Nambucca and Kempsey Local Government Areas.

To obtain a permit you can contact your local permit issuing officer or phone the Lower North Coast Rural Fire Service Officce on 6563 7100

Information can be found at www.rfs.nsw.gov.au  or by contacting 6562 1964

Prepare for the Bush Fire Danger Period

With the start of the Bush Fire Danger Period we are encouraging our residents to:

  • Clear around their home - mow the lawns, rake up leaves and clean out gutters
  • Create or review their Bush Fire Survival Plan
  • Know your Bush Fire Danger Rating every day
  • Know how you are going to get information before and during a bush fire emergency.

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