Fire on ban day leads to fine

A Port Lincoln woman has been issued an expiation notice after lighting a fire on a total fire ban day.

Police and fire crews were called to an address on Robertson Road, Port Lincoln about 9.50am on Saturday, December 1 after receiving reports of vegetation burning in the front yard.

The occupant, a 45-year-old woman, was issued with a $375 fine for lighting or maintaining fire in the open during the fire danger season.

Check the CFS website, www.cfs.sa.gov.au, for bans and fire danger ratings and restrictions during the fire danger season and declared total fire ban days.