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Guide to burning heaps safely

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Guide to burning heaps safely

Now we are in the autumn period, many will be considering managing vegetation hazards by burning heaps or piles of leaves, branches and logs.

The Bushfire-Ready Neighbourhoods website features a video guide to burning heaps safely. It’s important that everyone prepares their property ahead of the bushfire season.

However, many people who prepare their property by burning hazardous vegetation do it unsafely.

Many fires become out of control due to human error and neglect. This can have devastating effects on bad fire weather days.

It’s important that everyone prepares their property ahead of the bushfire season.

However many people who prepare their property by burning hazardous vegetation do it unsafely.

Many fires become out of control due to human error and neglect. This can have devastating effects on bad fire weather days.

This burning heaps safely video is for people on properties greater than 2,000square metres who would like to know how to manage their vegetation safely with a heap burn.

It’s important to always register your burn off on 1800 000 699. Registering your burn means any reports of smoke or fire can be checked and will reduce the chance that a fire brigade will be unnecessarily dispatched to your address.

Following these tips you can manage your bushfire hazard by burning excess vegetation on your property.

Date: 
Friday, April 17, 2020