More money to cut bushfire risk

THE SHIRE of Toodyay has been awarded a $462,600 State grant to help further reduce the risk of bushfire.

A total of 62 risk-mitigation activities will be carried out in the shire.

Tenders closed on August 4 and work is due to start next month on shire-managed Crown land, including road verges.

It follows State-funded fire mitigation work worth $1.1 million on 115 treatments last financial year.

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