Eyre Peninsula

Fire Ban & Fire Danger Info For SA & Adelaide – Monday Jan 2

TOTAL FIRE BANS have been declared for Monday, 2 January 2012 in the following Fire Ban Districts:

Northwest Pastoral – SEVERE
Northeast Pastoral – SEVERE
West Coast – SEVERE
Eastern Eyre Peninsula – SEVERE
Flinders – SEVERE
Mid North – SEVERE
Mount Lofty Ranges – EXTREME
Yorke Peninsula – SEVERE
Kangaroo Island – SEVERE
Riverland – SEVERE
Murraylands – SEVERE
Upper South East – SEVERE
Lower South East – EXTREME

Where Total Fire Bans have been declared, very hazardous fire weather conditions are predicted.

The Total Fire Ban will apply for 24 hours from midnight tonight to midnight tomorrow.

The CFS recommends that you implement your Bushfire Survival Plan.

FIRE DANGER RATINGS

Where fire ban districts have a forecast fire danger rating of EXTREME, only well prepared, well constructed and actively defended houses are likely to offer safety during a fire.

Where fire ban districts have a forecast fire danger rating of Severe, well prepared and actively defended houses can offer safety during a fire.

If you don’t have a plan to ensure your survival, leaving early before a fire starts is your safest option.

Landowners are asked to adhere to local harvest codes of practice which are available from your local council.

Landowners are also asked to ensure that any burn-off activities conducted today are fully extinguished before midnight tonight.

Agencies are advised to activate their Total Fire Ban procedures in preparation for these predicted fire weather conditions.

For further information contact the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361 or visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au

Image: CFS SA

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