City of Swan sends reminder that restricted burning still in place

CITY of Swan is reminding residents restricted burning is in place due to bushfire risk.

The ban, which will remain in place until May 31, means residents will not be able to burn without a permit.

Deputy Mayor David Lucas said it was important for all residents to abide by the ban.

“Lighting fires on your property can be extremely dangerous, so having these burning restrictions in place helps to reduce the risk of bushfire,” he said.

“It’s really important that residents work together with the City to help protect their properties and neighbours against this risk.”

Residents with smaller properties than 2000 square metres will not be able to apply for a permit.

Residents are reminded that fires are banned completely if the fire danger rating is very high above or total fire ban or harvest and vehicle movement ban is declared.

To find out more about the City’s fire information and burning restrictions visit https://www.swan.wa.gov.au/fire.