Fire Danger Period to start

Restrictions from October 29, with rain ‘too little too late’
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CFA District 23 operations manager Stewart Kreltszheim

WITH the Fire Danger Period confirmed to begin on October 29, the CFA is urging the public to be prepared for the season and aware of fire danger.

Wangaratta-based CFA District 23 operations manager Stewart Kreltszheim said October 29 is the start of the Fire Danger Period (FDP) for all municipalities in District 23.

During that period, there are restrictions placed on the use of fire in the open air, and anyone breaking the law may be prosecuted.

 

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