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 19 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): /Profiles/westonia/Assets/ClientData/Bush_Fire_Info_2016-2017.pdf

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 (08) 9046 7042
Deputy CBFCO Malcolm Nicoletti (08) 9044 9034
westonia fire control officers
Captain Frank Corsini (08) 9046 7042
1st Lt Colin Lindley (08) 9046 7004
2nd Lt Brad Penny (08) 9046 7046
walgoolan fire control officers
Captain David Brown (08) 9044 7036
1st Lt Tony Murfit (08) 9044 7063
2nd Lt Jason Wahlsten (08) 9044 7070
3rd Lt Rohan Day  (08) 9044 7014
warralakin fire control officers
Captain John McDowall (08) 9044 9015
1st Lt Steve LeMoignan (08) 9044 9002
2nd Lt Dane Farina (08) 9044 9059
3rd Lt Malcolm Nicoletti (08) 9044 9034
shire
Works Supervisor Judd Hobson 0427 467 082
 Councillor Rep John Jefferys

(08) 9041 5892

CEO Jamie Criddle

(08) 9046 7063

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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