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Fire Danger Period Starts 1st September this year!

Fire Danger Period One Month Early

Anyone wishing to light a fire MUST obtain a permit from the Local Fire Control Centre as of the 1st September 2017

Due to prevailing dry conditions Lithgow Local Government Area (LGA) has been named in the nine LGA’s to enter the Bush Fire Danger Period (BFDP) one month early on the 1st September 2017.

Residents wanting to light a fire on their properties must contact the Local Fire Control Centre on 1300 258 737 to obtain a permit.

Residents should remember to never leave a fire unattended and, if a fire does escape, make sure you call Triple Zero (000) immediately so that emergency services can respond and minimise the damage.

Andrew Muir
Director Economic Development and Environment
Tel: 02 6354 9999
Fax: 02 6351 4259

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