Restricted Fire Season Lifted in South Taranaki

Restricted Fire Season Lifted in South Taranaki

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

South Taranaki Principal Rural Fire Officer, John Gunn, announced today that the Restricted Fire Season that has been in place over the rural areas of the South Taranaki District will be lifted at midnight Wednesday 22 December 2010.

The Restricted Fire Season will be replaced by an Open Fire Season for most of the South Taranaki District.

The only exception is the land area under the control of the Eltham Drainage Committee which has a year round Restricted Fire Season in place.

Residents in the Eltham Drainage Committee area requiring a permit, for which there is no charge, should contact the Council on 0800 111 323. Please allow at least 48 hours notice so that an inspection can be arranged.

 

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