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Be bushfire ready: Firebreak deadline approaching

Published: Tuesday, 8 October 2019 at 1:36:47 PM

All firebreaks and fire prevention measures must be completed by 31 October and then maintained all year round.

Town of Port Hedland Rangers will be checking for firebreak compliance from November 6.

Firebreaks are an essential control component for preventing the spread of fire.

This year, there is an increased threat of bushfires within the the Town of Port Hedland due to heavy rainfall associated with Cyclone Veronica, which increased the growth of grasses and spinifex.

For more information and tips on how to ensure you’re bushfire ready please check out this page on the Town of Port Hedland website.

For real time updates on incidents and fire dangers go to the Emergency WA website and follow the Hedland Bushfire Brigade on Facebook.

 

 

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