Fire season update

2017-06-21 06:01


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UMVOTI Fire Protection Association has issued the following press statement for the information of all Umvoti residents:

“Please note that fire season commenced on 1 June and will go through to the end of October. The burning of garden refuse will not be permitted during this period. 

“All landowners are responsible for the preparation of fire breaks and are to ensure that they have taken all reasonable measures to prevent the spread of fire from their property onto their neighbours’ properties. 

“Please ensure that your insurance policies and warranties are up to date and that you have adequate and operational fire-fighting equipment available at all times during the fire season.

Burning of fire breaks is permitted Monday to Friday provided that the fire danger rating
for that day is favourable. The last day for burning for insured landowners is 15 July, otherwise the final day for all burning is 31 July

Good luck and here’s wishing you all of the best for a favourable fire season.


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