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Fire safety

  • Fire permits

    An application for a permit to light fire is made through the local fire warden.

    The fire warden may impose conditions on a permit to reduce unwanted risk or nuisance to other people, property or to the environment and may refuse to issue a permit if they believe appropriate safety measures cannot be achieved.

    We also have a local law prohibiting the lighting or maintaining of certain fires. Written permission may be required in order to receive a permit.

    If you require any further information or clarification contact the Emerald QFES office on (07) 4983 7580 or council on 1300 242 686.

  • Fire danger ratings

    Fire danger ratings are used as a trigger for the level of advice and messaging to the community when a fire starts.

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