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What is a Total Fire Ban?

Information about Total Fire Ban days.



Imagine your family is planning to have a BBQ on a total fire ban day. How can it be safely done?

Hey Firestormers!

Never light any type of open fire when there’s a total fire ban.

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One year on from the 2019/2020 summer catastrophic bushfires, the Central Coast Council took time to say ‘thank you’ to the volunteers, frontline workers and residents who helped to protect the community and give back during one of the most devastating natural disasters the Coast has ever seen. The bush fires of summer 2019/20 will leave a lasting impact on us all. As we hear the unique stories of 15 courageous locals who gave so much during this time, one common theme shines through: the strength, resilience and spirit of the Central Coast community.

No outdoor fires are allowed on a Total Fire Ban day.

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