Fire Regulations

The Bush Fire Danger Period is from 1st October to 31st March each year unless advised otherwise.

If you are planning on lighting a fire in the open during the danger period, you will need a permit from the Brigade. Please contact Permit Issuing Officers Bobbie Colbran 0419 219 810, or Warren Smart 0415 481 311.

Go to the following links for information about the current regulations and publications.

Hawkesbury Disaster & Emergency Dashboard

The Hawkesbury Disaster & Emergency Dashboard provides live updates on road conditions, weather warnings, fire incidents, power outages, flood alerts, bush fire alerts and school closures, all in one convenient location.

Use of the dashboard also has the potential to avoid the need to visit multiple websites or social media pages to find out accurate current information during an emergency.

The dashboard is also a useful tool to help you prepare and plan. It can be bookmarked on a smart device and is designed to be adaptable to different devices and readily available without the need for a subscription, a log-in or an app download.

See the dashboard via Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au and click on the Emergencies tab or bookmark the direct link disaster.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Fires Near Me NSW

The best way to stay updated about incidents in your area is to install the "Fires Near Me NSW" Application on your Smartphone or Tablet.

To report a fire emergency

Call Triple Zero (000)
If you are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment call 106
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