Rural Fire

Fire Danger Information

To check up to date fire danger information for the Clutha District, click on the image below.


Otago Fire and Emergency New Zealand is responsible for issuing rural fire permits on behalf of councils.

Its contact details are 0800 OR-FIRE (0800 673 473).

Fire Permits can be applied for online or by ringing 0800 673 473 during working hours. 

Fire zones and current restrictions/seasons are available here.

People seeking further information can contact Otago Fire and Emergency New Zealand on 0800 673 473.

Should you see or start a wildfire, call 111 immediately.

Page reviewed: 06 Jun 2017 12:41pm