The fire near Terry Drive and Wilderness Road was declared all clear by the Department of Fire and Emergency Services just hours after it was reported. Warren Hately Augusta Margaret River Times. Augusta Margaret River Times: Fire vollies bid angers Shire boss Previous Next Note: The association holds the considered view that there is enormous value in the local ownership, wisdom and management that comes with Western Australia’s unique Emergency Services model. Margaret River Discovery company loses bookings because of East Coast fires. He believed more fuel control burns were needed to reduce risks. Shire of Augusta Margaret River Chief Bush Fire Control Officer David Holland said the recent rain had sufficiently damped fuel loads to allow for open fires under restricted conditions. “Outside of the southern bushfire season, and the peak periods of … Fri, 4 December 2020 9:12AM Warren Hately Augusta Margaret River Times. Shire of Augusta-Margaret River president Ian Earl said the past two years “were pretty bad” for autumn fires. Shire of Augusta Margaret River Chief Bush Fire Control Officer David Holland said the recent rain had sufficiently damped fuel loads to allow for open fires under restricted conditions. “I remind the public that a Permit to Burn is required prior to lighting any fire in the open air … The river has a number of boat ramps for those equipped with their own runabout and bait and tackle shops have all the gear in the town centre. “The concerns are around clowns who light and leave campfires on the coast or in the forest at any time, but particularly when there is a total ban on,” Cr Earl said. Augusta-Margaret River shire residents are again being urged to support a campaign to open their doors to seasonal workers, with little local appetite for the proposal so far. The Margaret River Fire & Rescue Service has served the local community for more than 60 years. So far in Western Australia the current bush fire season … Credit: Augusta-Margaret River Times. The warnings come ahead of the eighth anniversary of 2011’s Margaret River bushfires which destroyed more than 50 homes and chalets. Thu, 5 December 2019 7:45PM. ... Spare-room proposal fails to fire. Incentives included: A waiver of lighting fees for the winter season on the sporting ovals; A 25% reduction on Gloucester Park levies to all clubs; nce 12.00am on Monday 23 March and will remain in place until Tuesday 12 May (unless varied). Strong winds all weekend and into the earlier part of this week came as Shire of Augusta-Margaret River chiefs warned residents to check daily on fire advice, with all permits cancelled at the weekend. Mr Logan said it was a reminder of the need for landowners to prepare their properties and develop bushfire survival plans before the weather warmed up. Augusta Margaret River Times: Career fireys ‘needed’ ... DBCA said it did not have a “fixed fire season” and fire rosters were flexible depending on “weather patterns and the likelihood of bushfires occurring”. Hot work such as metal work, grinding, welding, soldering, gas […] 7 Days of Spring in Your Margaret River Region ... Book a Blackwood River Houseboat or jump on Augusta River Tours and try your luck for silver bream or blue swimmer crabs. The Shire of Augusta Margaret River has provided a range of incentives to sports clubs with the aim of lessening the financial burdens they continue to face as a result of COVID-19 restrictions. Unrelated fire pic. By Season.