High fire dan­ger lim­its lo­cal burns

Central and North Burnett Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

THE North Bur­nett is fac­ing a high to very high fire dan­ger in the coming weeks.

And the sit­u­a­tion will worsen if there is no de­cent rain­fall.

Act­ing area di­rec­tor of Ru­ral Op­er­a­tions for Bund­aberg Craig Magic urged peo­ple to be cau­tious.

He said dif­fer­ent veg­e­ta­tion in the area meant it was not a sim­i­lar sit­u­a­tion to south­ern states, but peo­ple should be vig­i­lant.

“There is a per­ma­nent fire re­stric­tion un­til sub­stan­tial rain ar­rives,” he said.

“But if peo­ple need to burn they have to talk to their lo­cal fire war­den.” If you see a fire, phone 000. To con­tact a fire war­den in your area visit ru­ral­fire.qld.gov.au.

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