SHIRE OF IRWIN - A BRILLIANT BLEND

Bushfire Management

Bushfire Management
Who do I call to advise of a bushfire?

Please call Emergency 000

Burning Periods

RESTRICTED  - 15 October to 31 October  (inclusive)

PROHIBITED  - 1 November to 28 February (inclusive)

RESTRICTED  - 1 March to 7 April (inclusive)

Burning PROHIBITED on Very High to Catastrophic Fire Danger Rating (FDR)

Camp fires are prohibited - 1 October to 30 April

Burning Permit - Issuing Officers

Townsite

Shire Office -  9927 0000

Community Ranger  - 0427 110 237

Murry Butcher - 0408 956 741

Geoff Crabb - 0427 150 072

Hugh Campbell - 0427 931 058

Stephen Boyd - 0427 366 557

Rural Areas

Andrew Gillam  - 0427 717 174

Geoff Crabb - 0427 150 072

P Summers - 0429 086 270

Dongara Volunteer Fire & Rescue Brigade & Dongara Town Bushfire Brigade

The Brigades rely on a dedicated team of volunteers to keep the service running. 

Volunteering is a great way to become more connected and contribute to your community. Whether you're working on the frontline, or in a supporting role, your local knowledge can play a vital role in strengthening your community and keeping it safe.

For all membership enquiries to please contact the Shire office on 08 9927 7000 or Captain Brodie M'Leane – 0488 336 949 (Fire & Rescue) and Jimmy Butcher 0428 271 285 (Town Bushfire).

You can find out more information about the Dongara Denison Volunteer Fire Brigade on Facebook  

Irwin Bushfire Brigade

The Irwin Bushfire Brigade rely on a dedicated team of volunteers to keep the service running. 

Volunteering is a great way to become more connected and contribute to your community. Whether you're working on the frontline, or in a supporting role, your local knowledge can play a vital role in strengthening your community and keeping it safe.

For all membership enquiries to please contact the Shire office on 08 9927 7000 or Captain Jono Moss on 0488 336 949.

Bush Fire Control Officers

Chief Bush Fire Control Officer - G Crabb

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officers - A Gillam and M Butcher

Fire Weather Officers - G Crabb and A Gillam

Bush Fire Control Officers - A Gillam,  M Butcher, P Summers, H Campbell, S Boyd, Community Emergency Services Manager and the Community Ranger's (limited to enforcement and issuing permits)

Bush Fire Act