NSW State forest fire ban

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Solid fuel fires banned in State forests
08 Sep 2017 - Elizabeth Fowler
Campfires and barbecues using wood, charcoal or other solid fuels will be banned in most State forests until further notice to reduce the risk of bushfires.
Forestry Corporation of NSW's Senior Manager of Stewardship, Kathy Lyons said campers and picnickers could continue to bring and use gas stoves during the ban, except during declared total fire bans.
“Fire season has commenced early this year due to the very dry conditions and warmer days across much of the state. Forest fuels and soils are extremely dry and our firefighters on the north coast are already fully committed fighting many fires which have taken off due to windy conditions......
http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/about/releases/solid-fuel-fires-banned-in-state-forests
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Reply By: Gronk - Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 19:56

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017 at 19:56
Sensible thing to do.....if they can inform everyone that enters a state forest.

But I hope they also have the sense to remove the ban after some good rain.
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