Fire Restrictions or the Fire Danger Period (FDP) has been announced for the municipalities of Macedon Ranges (Macedon Shire Ranges Council (MSRC)) and Hume City Council.
These are due to commence on Monday the 4th of December 2017 at 1am and remain in force until the 1st of May 2018 unless otherwise advertised.
All fire in the open air during these dates must be extinguished prior and must not be allowed to remain alight. Fires, Burning off and some other activities during this period will require a valid written permit from the council or CFA.
See the CFA ‘Can I or Can’t I’ page for further information.
As has been the case for the last decade a Zero tolerance approach will be taken to all fires with Victoria Police being called to all illegal fires, burn offs and nuisance calls.