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Community Bush Fire Updates

KALANG / BRIERFIELD BUSH FIRE UPDATE

Residents of the Kalang and Brierfield are invited to attend a bush fire update evening.

WHEN: 6:00pm Thursday 21 November 2019

WHERE: Kalang Community Hall

Topics to be covered include:

  • Update on the Carrai East and Kian Road Fires.
  • Review of your Bush Fire Survival Plans and advice on preparing your property.
  • Question and answer session.

Attending the event will be:

Kalang RFS Brigade, Brierfield RFS Brigade, Scotchman RFS Brigade, Superintendent Sean McArdle - Manager Mid North Coast, John Allen – Community Liaison Officer

Tea and coffee will be provided.

DARKWOOD / THORA BUSH FIRE UPDATE

Residents of the Darkwood and Thora are invited to attend a bush fire update evening.

WHEN: 6:00pm Friday 22 November 2019

WHERE: Thora Community Hall

Topics to be covered include:

  • Update on the Carrai East and Kian Road Fires.
  • Review of your Bush Fire Survival Plans and advice on preparing your property.
  • Question and answer session.

Attending the event will be:

Darkwood RFS Brigade, Thora RFS Brigade, Jason Booth – District Officer, Mid North Coast, John Allen – Community Liaison Officer

Tea and coffee will be provided.

We look forward to seeing you there.

Free Green Waste Disposal - Hazard Reduction

During this fire danger period, Council would like to encourage all Bellingen Shire residents to clean up and clear all excess garden waste from their property and land.

To assist with this clean up, Bellingen Shire Council will be offering free green waste disposal for residential garden waste at the Raleigh and Dorrigo Waste Management Centres from 11 Nov to 25 Nov 2019.

This includes grass, branches, leaves and small trees. All green waste must be free from contaminants such as weeds and general waste, large logs and stumps will be charged at standard rates.

Community Fire Updates

Rural Fire Brigade Firefighters and State Emergency Services personnel continue to battle bush fires burning in and around our Shire. Council's role as a support agency to their efforts means we will continue to provide resources as required to ensure our community remains informed, alert and aware of the need to have a fire plan.

To stay informed and updated regards current firefighting efforts and future containment activities, take advantage of the regular updates that will be provided at Council's Community Fire Updates Create page at: https://create.bellingen.nsw.gov.au/community-fire-updates and to ensure you and you’re family are prepared if threatened by a bushfire take five minutes to make or improve your plan by logging onto https://www.myfireplan.com.au/ .

 

 

 

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