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Local residents must comply with the Bush Fires Act 1954 and the Town's local laws for the safety of the community.
Burning off is prohibited within the Town of Cambridge at all times.
See the rules and best practices for cooking with fire and the dangers of smoke.
Total Fire Bans are declared on days when fires will be very difficult to control and are most likely to threaten lives and property due to extreme fire weather or widespread bushfires.
Firebreaks are a legal requirement under Section 33 of the Bush Fires Act 1954. Property owners must clear firebreaks and maintain them on specific dates each year.
Find out the best ways to prevent a fire and where to go for more information about fires.
Find out about when you are required to remove flammable material and clear firebreaks on your property and Bush Fire Control Officers in the Town of Cambridge.