Public Notice: Control Burns scheduled for October and November
Issued by George Municipality, 11 October, for immediate release
George Fire Rescue and Disaster Management services are in the process of planning a number of Control Burns before the start of the fire season. Control burns serve to reduce the fuel loading (dead leaves, tree limbs, and other debris), in areas and are implemented to prevent wildfires spreading. The areas of concern are: Pacaltsdorp in the Dellville Park area, the area behind Honda George, the Garden Route Dam, southern flank and east of Denneoord. The control burns will take place during October and November and are subject to the prevailing weather conditions. A Public Notice will be issued prior to each Control Burn.