Fire and brigades

Bushfires are unpredictable and happen every year. The single biggest killer is indecision. Make sure you’re prepared and know who to call.

Your property must be bushfire compliant
Inspections started 1 December 2020. Your property must comply with the fire requirements.

Regulated burn times

Dates subject to change depending on weather conditions.

Prohibited burning
15 December to 14 March.

Restricted burning
15 March to 26 April – permit required.

How fireproof is your plan?

Prepare for a bushfire now, so you’re not caught off-guard later.

Bush fire prevention order

Your property must comply with Bush Fire Prevention Order (BFPO). Compliance inspections start on 1 December each year. Do your part to help reduce the potential spread of bush fire.

Variations

You can apply for an order variation. Must be submitted and approved by 31 October.

Fire control officers

Chief

Chris Scott | 0408 921 356

Deputy Chief

Murray Scott | 0407 270 023

Boyanup

Boyanup North
Trevor Brockman | 0407 080 925

Boyanup South
Brian Smith| 0427 387 412

Capel

Capel Town
Peter Dunlop | 428 122 676

Capel Rural
Neale Scott | 0428 121 222

Dalyellup & Gelorup

Jeff McDougall | 0427 959 830

Graham Briggs | 0427 056 888

Elgin

Elgin North
Chris Scott | 0408 927 356

Elgin South
Barry Bell | 0427 966 126

Stratham, Stirling & Peppy Beach

Stratham
Murray Scott | 0407 270 023

Stirling and Peppy Beach
Mark Roberts | 0412 446 516