TOTAL FIRE BAN DECLARED FOR 8 JANUARY 2013
total fire ban has been declared for 8 January 2013.
This means no open flames including BBQ's, pizza ovens and bamboo
Gas BBQ's are permitted as long as they have a 2 metre cleared area
We would like to see all residents be ready in case we do get a
Could they have their pumps out and ready and be ready to activate
their Bush Fire Survival Plans if needed.
All fire permits that have been written have been cancelled until
If anyone sees any smoke or fire without a fire truck/boat in
attendance please call 000 immediately.
We will have someone monitoring the radio from 20.00 on Monday 7
January until further notice and we have a crew on standby on 8 January
in case anything happens.
I went for a drive today in Lovett, Morning and Elvina Bays and it is
With temperatures of 38* and winds from the N to NW predicted, we could
be in a bit of trouble stopping a fire if one gets going.
More information can be obtained from www.rfs.nsw.gov.au
including a Bushfire Survival Plan.
All active members are asked to carry their pagers and have their
mobile's close in case they are needed.
Thank you all
Captain West Pittwater Rural Fire Service.
0409 936 281