Planned burns today - summary of planned burns on Public Land
|Planned burns during the next 7-10 days - see below
Details about planned burns - Updates
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It could be a bushfire or a planned burn. Remember - smoke can travel long distances.
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Burns on Private Land
Burns on private land are not recorded on this website. DEPI and CFA advise that although conditions may be suitable for planned burns on public land, this does not mean it is safe to conduct burns on private land, and fires restrictions remain in force in some municipalities.
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Planned burn terms - definitions for burn status
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What are planned burns?
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Definition of terms - planned burn status
Planned burns that may commence in the next 10 days when the weather and fuel conditions are suitable.
A 'Ready' planned burn is waiting for approval for ignition; this is likely to occur in the next few days.
The planned burn has been approved for ignition, likely within the next 24 hours, subject to weather and resources. This approval is a final check that it is appropriate and safe to conduct the planned burn.
The planned burn has been ignited (in whole or part depending on burn size and/or situation). There is active fire within the area of the planned burn.
A planned burn that requires routine patrol, including extinguishing or removing any burning materials around the perimeter of the burn.
The planned burn has been completed - it is considered safe to no longer patrol the burn area.
The planned size of the burn in hectares. Note - some burns are conducted in stages and ignition may occur on more than one day. Final completion of a burn may be delayed until a later burn season.