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Media Release

Total Fire Ban for the Shires of Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe and Esperance
Sunday 13 December 2009 – 7:20 PM

A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the Shires of Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe and Esperance for Monday 14 December 2009.  

 

The Total Fire Ban comes into effect from 12 midnight tonight until 12 midnight tomorrow night. It means that any activity that could start a fire is banned.

If you live in the Shires of Lake Grace, Ravensthorpe and Esperance:

·         you must not move vehicles or equipment  across a paddock

·         you must not harvest

·         you must not cook outside using an open fire

·         ‘hot work’ such as metal work, grinding or the like is not allowed unless you have an exemption

 

You could be fined up to $25,000 or jailed for 12 months or both if you ignore the Total Fire Ban.

This information is also available by calling 1300 657 209.

 

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