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This section of our Media Centre provides alerts and advice on current issues with City of Gold Coast (City) services and facilities.

Note: For real-time official emergency information including closure of roads during a serious weather event or natural disaster, visit the Queensland Government's qldalert.com and 13 19 40 Traffic and Travel information websites. Please also refer to City of Gold Coast's disaster management and emergency contacts information.

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April 2018

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1 Apr - Sunday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 13 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
2 Apr - Monday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 14 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
3 Apr - Tuesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 15 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
4 Apr - Wednesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 16 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
5 Apr - Thursday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 17 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
6 Apr - Friday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 18 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
7 Apr - Saturday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 19 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
8 Apr - Sunday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 20 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
9 Apr - Monday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 21 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
10 Apr - Tuesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 22 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
11 Apr - Wednesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 23 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
12 Apr - Thursday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 24 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
13 Apr - Friday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 25 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
14 Apr - Saturday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 26 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
15 Apr - Sunday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 27 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
16 Apr - Monday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 28 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
17 Apr - Tuesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 29 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
18 Apr - Wednesday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 30 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
19 Apr - Thursday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 31 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
20 Apr - Friday
Bushfires

Planned - Local Fire Ban 26 March - 2 April

Day 32 of 32

Queensland Fire and Emergency Services advise Fire Permit Restrictions in Support of the Commonwealth Games will be imposed from 26 March - 20 April. 

This will be for all Local Government Areas in the South-East Region, Brisbane Region, and parts of the South West Region.

  • No Permits to Light fires for the purpose of burning vegetation will be issued from 0001hrs Monday 26 March 2018 until 2359 on Friday 20th April 2018.
  • All permits to light fires previously issued in the specified areas will be cancelled.
  • Provided adequate precautions are taken to prevent the spread of fire, the following fires may be lit without a permit:
    • A fire in which neither the height, width nor length of the material to be consumed exceeds two metres;
    • A fire lit outdoors for the purpose of cooking and warmth i.e. camp fires but must be enclosed in a fireplace constructed as to prevent the escape of fire;
    • A fire lit for the purposes of burning the carcass of a beast;
    • A fire lit at a sawmill for the purpose of burning sawdust or other residue; and
    • Chief fire Wardens may grant permits to light fires during this period in situations that are deemed necessary.

We appreciate the support of this imposed ban to enhance the Commonwealth Games experience in our State.

For more information, visit www.ruralfire.qld.gov.au

 

all regions

 
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