FOR ALL EMERGENCIES, DIAL 000
Emergency Headquarters - Perth
|Lake Grace||9890 2222|
|Lake Grace||9865 1208|
|POLICE STATIONS||All Hours Service||13 1444|
|Lake Grace||9890 2000|
|POISONS INFORMATION CENTRE||13 11 26|
|VFRS - JAWS OF LIFE||Lake Grace||9865 1306|
|Katanning||13 14 44|
|WESTERN POWER||All Hours Service||13 13 51|
|WATER AUTHORITY||All Hour Service||13 13 75|
Detailed bush fire information (Firebreak Information) can be found in the Shire's Bush Fire Notice which can be obtained by contacting the Nyabing Shire Office on (08) 9829 1051.
No protective burning is permitted after 15 December, in any year.
Prohibited Burning Period
1 November 2013 to 7 February 2014
No burning is permitted during this period.
Restricted Burning Period
14 October 2013 to 31st October 2013
Burning is allowed during this period, but a permit is required from a Permit Issuing Officer as listed.
Chief Bush Fire Control Officer - Kelvin Holmes 0429 701 045
Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer - Scott Crosby 0427 219 115
Assistant Bush Fire Control Officer (West) - Grant Collins 0428 291 171
Assistant Bush Fire Control Officer (East) - Wayne Tapscott 0488 204 030
TOWN FIRE CONTROL OFFICERS
|Officer Name||Area||Phone #||Mobile|
|Darren Gray||Nyabing||(08) 9829 1075||0428 314 743|
|Tim Borgward||Pingrup||(08) 9820 1049||0429 082 915|
|David Long||Shire||(08) 9829 1080||0429 993 987|
PERMIT ISSUING OFFICERS
|Brigade||Officer Name||Phone #||Mobile #|
|Boongadoo||Brad Filmer||9829 1055||0428 235 022|
|Mindaribin||Grant Collins||9829 1171||0428 291 171|
|Holland Rock||Kelvin Holmes||9820 1044||0429 701 045|
|Doug Smith||9820 1013||0429 201 021|
|Pingarnup||Wayne Tapscott||9820 4030||0488 204 030|
|Nyabing Town||Darren Gray||9829 1075||0428 314 743|
|Pingrup Town||Tim Borgward||9820 1049||0429 082 915|
Harvest bans are only placed after particular measurements have reached a critical point. If a harvest ban has been imposed this will be broadcast as soon as possible on Radio West (Katanning, Narrogin & Bunbury), ABC Rural Radio, and ABC Radio.
If you are unsure if a harvest ban has been imposed please contact the Shire Office who will advise you.
Council Plant and Machinery
If required Council will make plant & machinery to assist in the fire fighting of fires.
Requests should be made by calling the following numbers:
David Long Mob: 0429 993 987
Shire Office Ph: 9829 1051
Shire Depot Ph: 9829 1078/1080
Fire Fighting Appliances - General
As landowners are not required to clear firebreaks on external boundaries of rural land, Council strongly recommends that an adequate fire fighting appliance, such as that which is required for harvesting, be kept in a state of readiness for the whole of the restricted burning period.
Ph 9829 1247
Call for recorded information on harvest bans and movement of machinery restrictions.
For information not provided here, please contact the shire office where someone will be happy to assist you.
Phone (08) 9829 1051.