Albury Wodonga News

Total Fire Ban declared - 30 November 2020

By NSW Rural Fire Service
Posted: 30 Nov 2020
A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the Central Ranges, Northern Slopes, North Western, Lower Central West Plains, Eastern Riverina, Southern Riverina, and Northern Riverina regions tomorrow, Tuesday 1 December 2020, due to forecast hot and windy conditions.

The Total Fire Ban, commencing at midnight tonight, covers the following councils:

  • Central Ranges (Very High) — Bathurst, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Lithgow, Mid-Western, Oberon, Orange
  • Northern Slopes (Very High) — Gunnedah, Gwydir, Inverell, Liverpool Plains, Tamworth
  • North Western (Severe) — Moree Plains, Narrabri, Walgett, Warrumbungle 
  • Lower Central West Plains (Severe) — Bland, Forbes, Lachlan, Narromine, Parkes, Temora, Weddin, Dubbo 
  • Eastern Riverina (Severe) — Albury, Coolamon, Greater Hume, Junee, Lockhart, Wagga Wagga 
  • Southern Riverina (Severe) — Berrigan, Edward River, Federation, Murray River, Southern parts of Murrumbidgee 
  • Northern Riverina (Severe) — Carrathool, Griffith, Hay, Leeton, Narrandera, Northern parts of Murrumbidgee

 
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) provides the following advice:

  • Under Severe and Very High fire conditions:
  • Well prepared homes that are actively defended can provide safety during a fire
  • Follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan and remain vigilant
  • Keep informed by listening to local radio, watching television news broadcasts and monitoring www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.

Please note: The NSW RFS may issue a Harvest Safety Alert for areas of heightened risk. Harvest operators should monitor conditions and regularly check that they are operating within guidelines.

No fires may be lit in the open and all fire permits are suspended during a Total Fire Ban. Gas and electric barbeques may be used provided certain conditions are met. Total Fire Ban rules and a map of current Total Fire Ban areas are listed at www.rfs.nsw.gov.au.  

 

 

 

 
Parker Pies Parker Pies Parker Pies Australiaís greatest Pie Shop!

Recent News

Be a mate to our furry friends in the heat
Be a mate to our furry friends in the heat
RSPCA NSW is urging all pet owners to keep their pets cool, hydrated,...
How Fireproof is Your Animal Emergency Plan?
How Fireproof is Your Animal Emergency Plan?
Local Land Services (LLS) is reminding livestock owners to still be prepared...
Keep Your Pets Happy this Holiday Season by Keeping Them Away from Festive Foods
Keep Your Pets Happy this Holiday Season by Keeping Them Away from Festive Foods
Before you drop a tidbit under the table, think about what it could do...
Untangling The Web: TAFE NSW Cyber Security Expert Serves Up Online ‘Golden Rules’
Untangling The Web: TAFE NSW Cyber Security Expert Serves Up Online ‘Golden Rules’
A TAFE NSW cyber security expert has unveiled his top five tips to protect...
Plan Your Hike Like Your Life Depends On It – Because It Does
Plan Your Hike Like Your Life Depends On It – Because It Does
Iíve been bushwalking most of my life and I prepare for every hike as...
News Menu:

Have You Visited

Announcement
Restuaurant 579 On OliveWhat a place to dine:)View Mercure Albury »
Contact · Add Your Event · Add News · Add Your Business · Privacy · Site Map · Website © 2006-2021 Stralia Web