THE Queensland Fire and Emergency Service has declared a total local fire ban for the South Burnett.
The ban comes into effect from Wednesday, September 27 to midnight Saturday, September 30, 2017.
Day time temperatures during this period are expected to reach the mid to high 30s.
When fire bans are in place either as a local Fire Ban or during a State of Fire Emergency:
- The lighting of fires in the declared fire ban areas is prohibited subject to any special conditions or exemptions
- All open fires are prohibited
- All Permits to Light Fire issued in the designated area are cancelled
- Other special conditions (or exemptions) may be imposed
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