Burrawang Rural Fire Brigade

For all Emergencies call 000

Contacts

CaptainColin Munro
0421 568 754
Senior Deputy CaptainSteve Horton
0428 612 183
Deputy CaptainMark Compton
0413 446 055
PresidentPhillipa Drewett
0419 426 874
Community Engagement OfficeElizabeth Ellis
0411 032 712
2 Hoddle Street, Burrawang

Activities

The brigade is regularly called to attend house, grass & forest fires, motor vehicle accidents and pile burns. The brigade also participates in Strike Teams for larger fires and hazard reductions around the state.

Fire Permits

The fire season usually commences on 1st October each year through to 31st March (although that may change due to weather and hazard conditions). In 2018 the fire season commenced on 1st September. During the fire season you are required to obtain a fire permit to conduct any type of outdoor burning. Contact the Captain or Deputy Captain to discuss your pile burn. Click here for more information.

NO FIRE PERMITS ARE BEING ISSUED NOW

Outside of the fire season you may burn outdoors without a permit however please read the documents below:
Standards-for-Pile-Burning.pdf
BeforeYouLightThatFire.pdf

Being prepared

It's everyone's responsibility to be prepared for an emergency. Take a look at the following resources to prepare for a fire

Information Sources

Remember a fire can threaten suddenly. If you are in an area that is being threatened by a bush fire you may receive an Emergency Alert to your landline or mobile telephone. You do not need to register for this. Other information is available:

Membership

New volunteers are always welcome. Contact the Captain or President for more information. There are many roles to suit all skillsets.

Training

The brigade meets at 7:30 pm on Wednesday nights at the Burrawang Fire Station for training and maintenance. Visitors welcome.

Fundraising

The brigade has 2 annual fund raising activities

  1. A raffle at the Burrawang Easter Markets held on Easter Saturday in the main street
  2. Supporter contributions from the public usually collected at the Get Ready Weekend in September

Contributions are gratefully accepted at any time to:
Account: Burrawang Rural Fire Service
BSB: 802 101
Account: 102698
Reference should be your last name (optional).


Burrawang Village