Notice is given pursuant to Section 807 of the Marlborough District Council’s fire prevention by-laws that from 8.00 am, Thursday 11 January 2018 a Prohibited Fire Season will be in place for all urban areas of Blenheim, Renwick, Seddon, Ward, Havelock and Picton. Therefore no person is permitted to light any fire in the open air, including a hangi or umu, an incinerator, a brazier or a wood fired or charcoal barbecue within these townships. Gas fired barbecues are permitted. This fire season status will remain in place until further notice.
Emergency Services Manager
Marlborough District Council
Rural fire season
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