Restricted Burning Period from 2 November to 14 December 2022

The restricted burning period dates are subject to change due to variable weather conditions. Permits to burn are required for the restricted burning period and must be obtained from the Bush Fire Control Officer.

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Notice of Hazard Reduction Burning

Notice of Hazard Reduction Burning
12 Apr 2022

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services are conducting a prescribed burn on 13 and 14 April 2022.

With the aim of providing a safer community by reducing the risk posed by wildfire, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services staff are preparing to conduct a prescribed burn in order to reduce fuel loads.
The burn will be conducted in a manner that is safe while maintaining environmental and heritage values for the area.
Where: Bushland between Whistler Way and Shire of Harvey Depot
When: 13 – 14 April 2022 (the date will be dependent on weather conditions and may not occur).

What should you do if smoke affected:

  • Motorists are advised to take care, turn on headlights and follow instructions or signage
  • Motorists and residents should close all windows and doors and turn off air conditioners
  • For crew safety, Batt Way may be closed to traffic - arrangements will be made for residents’ access. 

People with health conditions exacerbated by smoke should:

  • Take precautions in line with your pre-prepared treatment plan.
  • Seek medical advice from your doctor or call Health direct on 1800 022 222.
  • For more information please visit the Department of Health website.

What you should not do:

  • Please do not call ‘000’ unless reporting a life threatening event
  • The area will be monitored following the burn to ensure it is safe
  • The area may smoulder for several days.
  • Do not enter the reserve until deemed safe and all signage / hazard tape is removed.

Further information

For more information please visit Emergency WA website.