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Backyard Burning Do’s and Don’ts

April 1, 2021Posted in: Environment

Farmer and pile burn in rural setting

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of the need for continued fire safety vigilance despite the close of the Bushfire Danger Period. Council’s Manager Environment and Sustainability Mr Barry Arthur explained that as of 1 April 2021 backyard burning is allowed for some residents, providing certain conditions are met. “Backyard burning is the burning of...

Backyard Burning Do’s and Don’ts

May 22, 2020Posted in: Community, Environment

Farmer and pile burn in rural setting

Wingecarribee Shire Council in conjunction with NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) and Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are reminding residents of the need for continued fire safety vigilance despite the close of the Bushfire Danger Period. Following a horror summer the Bush Fire Danger Period was lifted on 31 March and as of 1 April...