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Fire Danger Notification Tree 2016/2017

Fire Danger Notification Tree 2016/2017

Click here for the Chewton Bushlands Fire Danger Notification Tree. Notifications will be sent out on days of SEVERE, EXTREME and CODE RED Fire Danger. Enact your FIRE PLAN when these conditions exist. Remember it is advisable to LEAVE on those days. In fact it is a must on a CODE RED DAY! During prolonged periods of high fire danger you […]


Thanks Jan!

Thanks Jan!

On the weekend we were saved from a potential fire by the swift action of neighbour Jan Palethorpe. When passing the Chewton Cemetery she saw smoke. On checking she found it to be a smouldering log. One which could have very easily caused a fire. She phoned 000 and they were on to it immediately […]


Community Fireguard Action Plan for Summer 2012/13

The purpose of the PHONE TREE is to maintain contact with your neighbours on TOTAL FIRE BAN days. Print your PHONE TREE and keep it in a handy place. If you are on the TEXT CONTACT list then do nothing except stay alert. If you are on the PHONE CONTACT list, pass the message on […]