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Are there any fire bans in South Australia?

Are there any fire bans in South Australia?

Restrictions on fires under the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005 will apply throughout South Australia from the dates listed below….Fire Danger Season Dates.

Fire Ban District Start Date Finish Date
Riverland 15 November 2021 15 April 2022
Upper South East 15 November 2021 15 April 2022
West Coast 1 November 2021 15 April 2022

Can I use a fire pit in South Australia?

No fires, including barbecues and campfires, are permitted in forest reserves between November 30 to April 30 each year. However, gas barbecues may be permitted in designated areas in Mount Lofty Ranges forest under certain conditions. For enquiries, contact the Forestry Reserve office. Fires are NOT permitted.

Is it fire ban season in South Australia?

The Mount Lofty Ranges, Adelaide Metropolitan and Kangaroo Island are the last fire ban districts to commence on 1 December 2021. CFS Deputy Chief Officer Rob Sandford said this year’s dates reflect a more standard season, in comparison to what South Australia has experienced in the past few years.

Can I have a fire in my backyard South Australia?

Fires are permitted when they are solely used for the preparation of food and beverages or the heating of liquid (e.g sauce). This can be done only if you are using charcoal, dried, untreated and unpainted timber or dried garden prunings and do not cause a smoke or ash nuisance.

Can you use a trangia during a fire ban?

At present the use of stoves, such as Trangias, in the open air are not exempt from a total fire ban. Only some BBQs are exempt. It is important to note that only gas or electric BBQs that are fixed, permanent structures are exempt.

How do you check if your house is in a fire zone?

Visit the CAL FIRE Website at You can enter your address and easily find your Fire Hazard Severity Zone IF your property is in the state responsibility area. The statewide map and maps for each county with state responsibility area lands are also posted.

Do I live in a bushfire area?

To confirm whether the lot is bush fire prone, you can check on the Section 10.7 Planning Certificate which can be obtained from the relevant Council. The Tool does not provide an assessment of the bush fire risk you may face on your property. Enter your address including house number, street and suburb or town.

Is it illegal to have a fire on the beach in Australia?

LIGHTING a fire on a beach may sound idyllic, but it’s illegal and has already come at a considerable cost to a number of partygoers. LIGHTING a fire on a beach may sound idyllic, but it’s illegal and has already come at a considerable cost to a number of partygoers.

Can I have an outdoor fire pit?

Can you have a firepit in your backyard? Absolutely! If you’re looking for outdoor fire pit safety and information keep reading our post below. Fire safety is incredibly important, and even more so when the fire sits in your own backyard.

What is classed as an open fire?

Any fire burning freely or that can freely spread. Examples of open-air fires are fireworks and flame and spark producing tools (such as welding tools). The following are not considered to be an open fire: Propane or ethanol fireplaces.