Where are the bush fires in Perth?

Where are the bush fires in Perth?

The Wooroloo fire, which started on Monday, has a 100km (62 miles) perimeter and is burning about 30km (18.5 miles) east of central Perth.

How did fires in Perth start?

The fire started during one of Perth’s typical summer easterly wind events, involving strong gusts, high temperatures and low relative humidity. Most bushfires that burn out of control near Perth begin during these events.

Can I have a fire in my back garden?

Generally yes. However there are restrictions. You must not cause a nuisance to your neighbours and even then you should restrict the waste you burn to dry (not green) garden waste, clean timber, cardboard or paper. Burning other materials on an open fire may prove toxic, especially plastics, rubber, paint and oils.

Why is there smoke in Perth?

TheDepartment of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions says the smoke is from the combination of prescribed burns along the Swan Coastal Plain and Perth Hills and smaller private property burns in the area.

Is the Surf Coast Shire at risk for a bushfire?

Information on preparing and responding to an emergency during the COVID-19 pandemic is available at the Coronavirus website . In the Surf Coast Shire, bushfire is our largest risk. Knowing and understanding your risk to fire is the first step to being prepared. Learn more at CFA – Am I at Risk?

Where can I find weeds of Surf Coast Shire?

For more information on identifying and removing weeds, go to our Weeds of the Surf Coast page. Prior to the summer Fire Danger Period, Council Fire Prevention Officers conduct inspections of properties throughout the Shire.

Where are the fire prone areas in Western Australia?

Continuing bush fire prone areas are coloured pink on the map. Following the end of the four-month transition period all designated bush fire prone areas are coloured pink on the map.

How are people affected by the bushfires in Victoria?

“The emergency services are working very hard to get the road open,” he said. Those affected by the brutal Christmas Day bushfires will be able to soon access up to $1300 in emergency relief under a joint state and federal government scheme.