Shire of Westonia
Shire of Westonia
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Bush Fire Services

The Shire has four volunteer bush fire brigades and 13 fire control officers located throughout the Shire to respond to bush fires and to administer the Bush Fires Act.

Burning Permits

Burning is prohibited from 1 November to 14 February. Permits to burn are required during the restricted burning periods 18 September to 31 October and 15 February to 31 March. Permits can be obtained from your local bush fire control officer.

Bush Fire information (click on this link): Bush Fire Info 2017-2018

Harvest Bans

The Shire will implement a ban on harvesting and the movement of vehicles in paddocks on days of extreme weather conditions.

The Shire provides a mobile phone SMS harvest ban notification service to land owners and occupiers. To register for this free service contact the Shire Office.

Bush Fire Control Officers

In Case Of A Fire Emergency Phone 000

Bushfire Control Officers

Chief BFCO Frank Corsini 0429 467 042
Deputy CBFCO Malcolm Nicoletti 0428 844 034
westonia fire control officers
Captain Frank Corsini 0429 467 042
1st Lt Colin Lindley 0427 467 004
2nd Lt Brad Penny 0429 467 046
walgoolan fire control officers
Captain Tony Murfit 0427 447 063
1st Lt Jason Wahlsten 0429 447 020
2nd Lt Rohan Day 0438 447 014
3rd Lt David Brown  0428 447 036
warralakin fire control officers
Captain John McDowall 0429 8536 331
1st Lt Steve LeMoignan 0428 449 002
2nd Lt Dane Farina 0429 449 056
3rd Lt Malcolm Nicoletti 0428 449 034
shire
Works Supervisor Bill Price 0427 467 082
 Councillor Rep John Jefferys

0428 415 892

CEO Jamie Criddle

0428 467 063

In case of a fire emergency phone 000.  For general enquiries please contact your local bush fire control officer or the Shire of Westonia on (08) 9046 7063.

Fire truck Dec 13

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