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Our parks

Total fire bans and barbeques

Occasionally total fire bans come into effect.

During a fire ban

During a fire ban make sure you know the rules:

  • no fire is permitted in the open (this includes individuals who have a fire permit) 
  • solid fuel fires such as charcoal and wood BBQs are not permitted
  • gas or electric BBQs are permitted in designated picnic areas where
  • the appliance meets approved safety standards as defined by City of Parramatta Council, National Parks & Wildlife Service or state forests 
  • the operation of appliances is directly monitored by an adult
  • a two (2) metre ground radius around the appliance is cleared of all ground fuels
  • there is nearby and sustainable source of water

Report a fire emergency

To report a fire emergency:

  • call 000
  • call 106 if you are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment