Restrictions will commence for the South Gippsland Shire, Bass Coast Shire and Baw Baw Shire on the 16th December 2019.
The restrictions apply to the West & South Gippsland and Central Fire Areas as shown on the map below. From 16 December a permit may be required to burn off or light a fire in the open. For more information on permits go to https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/warnings-restrictions/fire-permits
To find out what you can or can’t do during the Fire Restriction period, including the use of a BBQ or lighting camp fires, check https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/warnings-restrictions/can.
All burn-offs should be registered with ESTA on 1800 668 511.
A reminder: – if the CFA get a call to attend an illegal burn that has not been issued a permit, the police also respond. Clean up now and burn rubbish before restrictions commence.