Current Fire Bans
Current Bans CAN BE FOUND HERE

Total Fire Ban rules


In short, During a Total Fire Ban you cannot light, maintain or use a fire in the open, or to carry out any activity in the open that causes, or is likely to cause, a fire.

No general purpose hot works such as using tractors, slashers and/or welding, grinding or gas cutting can be done in the open either, and this includes incinerators and barbecues which burn solid fuel, eg. wood or charcoal.

FULL RULES ARE HERE

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Fire Areas

When a Total-Fire Ban is declared, or a danger period is issued, these are the fire areas, including the council areas that RealFM covers parts of:

Central Ranges  Bathurst; Blayney; Cabonne; Cowra; Lithgow; Mid-Western; Oberon; Orange

Greater Hunter Cessnock; Dungog; Lake Macquarie; Maitland; Muswellbrook; Newcastle; Port Stephens; Singleton; Upper Hunter

Lower Central West Plains  Bland; Dubbo; Forbes; Lachlan; Narromine; Parkes; Temora; Weddin; Wellington

North Western



Moree Plains; Narrabri; Walgett; Warrumbungle

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Major Fire Updates


During times of major incident activity, such as during bush and grass fires where there is a threat to the community, updates are posted HERE.

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Fires Near Me

This shows a map with details on current fires burning in NSW.  The link is HERE

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Bush Fire Survival Plan

A Bush Fire Survival Plan can help you make important decisions about what to do during a fire - like when to leave, what to take and what to do with animals.

More details are HERE
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Contact our Local RFS

Most brigades in our area are part of the Cudgegong Fire District.  You can find out more HERE




**This information has been taken from the RFS website, and was current as of 26/10/2014