Total fire ban in place for Shire's of Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale and Waroona

PIC: Emergency WA

A total fire ban is in place for several local government areas today due to extreme fire weather.

The ban includes the Shire's of Murray, Serpentine-Jarrahdale and Waroona.

Open fires for the purpose of cooking, camping or outdoor entertainment are not allowed including fire pits and bonfires.

Off-road activity using a four-wheel drive, quad bike, motorcycle, bobcat or similar vehicle is also prohibited, except for agricultural purposes.

People who breach the fire ban could face a fine of up to $25,000 or 12 months jail or both.

The City's of Mandurah and Rockingham are not included in the total fire ban.

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