Shire of West Arthur

Fire Control

Bush Fire Notice Fire Control Information

In the event of an uncontrolled fire you are to inform:

Shire Office

Shire Office Details
Call Sign Darkan 7
Phone (08) 9736 2222

West Arthur Base - Duncan South

West Arthur Base - Duncan South Details
Call Sign West Arthur Base
Phone (08) 9736 1147
Mobile 0427 361 147

Or contact your local Fire Control Officer.

Restricted and prohibited burning times

The restricted and prohibited burning time for this Shire are as follows:

Restricted and prohibited burning times Info
Restricted 30/09/2016 to 15/04/2017
Prohibited 01/11/2016 to 21/02/2017

Fire, Harvest and Vehicle Ban Information Line Ph: 9736 1800.

Changes to Restricted and Prohibited Burning Times

The Bush Fire Control Officer and the Shire President can jointly alter the Restricted and Prohibited Burning Times from the dates given above. If in doubt contact the Shire Office on (08) 9736 2222.

For enquires regarding Emergency management including fire permits:

Changes to Restricted and Prohibited Burning Times Info
PositionContactDetails
Community Emergency Services Manager (CESM) Andriena Ciric

0438 971 267
andriena.ciric@dfes.wa.gov.au

N.C. WASMANN
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
July 2016

Shire Of West Arthur - Fire Control Officers & Brigade 2016/17

Fire Control Officers and Brigade Members
PositionContactContact InfoCallsign and Radio
Chief Fire Control Officer

D SOUTH

Ph:  9736 1147
Mob: 0427 361 147

CALL SIGN WEST ARTHUR BASE

UHF 17

Deputy Chief Fire Control Officer

B WOOLDRIDGE

Ph:  9862 6059
Mob: 0427 629 059

CALL SIGN ARTHUR RIVER 6 MOBILE
CALL SIGN ARTHUR RIVER 5

UHF 11

Fire Weather Officer GW HOLMES

Ph:  9862 9025
Mob: 0429 659 653

CALL SIGN BOKAL 1 MOBILE

UHF 32

Deputy Fire Weather Officer N MORRELL

Ph:  9862 9066
Mob: 0429 629 066

CALL SIGN KYLIE 3 MOBILE
CALL SIGN KYLIE 5 BASE

FIRE WEATHER COMMITTEE: G Holmes, N Morrell, R Jefferies, R Earnshaw, D South and B Wooldrige.

BUSH FIRE BOARD LIAISON OFFICER: Duty Officer (08) 9845 5000.

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The interpretation plan for the proposed Edith Brown Museum is now available for review at the Shire office.

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