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Fire danger period

Fire Danger Period for the City of Greater Bendigo will commence from midnight on Sunday 19th November 2017 . This means no fires can be lit in the open  without a written permit of authority.  <Read more>

Community Fire Safety Meetings

Junortoun Fire Brigade and CFA will be conducting free community meetings  over the coming weeks, to help you prepare for the upcoming fire season. < follow this link to find out when and where.>

Will you be fire ready this fire season

The 2017 fire danger period commenced 20th November 2017, its not to late to prepare your property  to help reduce the risk of Bushfire to your family and property..

Planning a burn ?


Conducting a burn outside of the CFA fire restriction period is generally permitted without a permit. However , most municipal councils throughout the state have environmental laws which apply all year round. For information about City of Greater Bendigo Local law 3 Open Air Burns "Click here"  or if you want more  advice on conducting and registering a burn.
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Make your property safe from ember attack

Take some simple steps to reduce the risk of fire around your home.
Clean your gutters of all debris
Rake up and remove leaf litter and fallen tree bark that accumulates around the yard.
Remove flammable materials from verandahs and decks
Cut and clear long grass from around your residence.
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Community Fire Safety Information

The CFA Website has a substantial amount of information and advice to help you prepare for the coming fire season
Visit cfa.vic.gov.au. or " Access Here".

Can I or Cant I

Find out what you can or can't do during the declared Fire Danger Period and on days of Total Fire Ban, when fires and use of some equipment in the open is legally restricted.
Download a PDF  copy of CFA "Can I  or Cant I" brochure
Download  here > 

 Plan for your pets

 Include your pets in your Bushfire Plan.
Plan what your will do with your pets, do you have have a Bushfire relocation kit ?.
For more tips on Bushfire and pets

 Whats your plan ?

 Leaving early is the safest option to protect yourself and your family, if you wait until you see smoke and flames its probably to late .
 On Total fire Ban and Code Red days don't rely on official warnings to leave