How will you know if there is a total Fire Ban on?
If a Total Fire Ban is declared a media release will be issued listing the weather forecast districts involved.
Total Fire Bans will also be announced through newspapers, radio and TV.
If in doubt, ask your local
Council, NSW Rural Fire Service, the Police, Fire Brigade or dial 02 9898 1356 (Sydney Metropolitan only).
Fire Ban and Current Fire Danger Map.
NSW Rural Fire service Home Page.
How long does a Fire Ban last? -
Usually for 24 hours - from 12 midnight.