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Hikers evacuated at Mt Feathertop

By: CFA Media

Category: Incidents - Bushfire

  4.25 PM 22 January, 2013

Location: District 24 News

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An Emergency Alert has been sent to 660 residents and visitors in and around the Mt Feathertop – Bungalow Spur area after a fire north east of Harrietville reignited.

Emergency services have evacuated 37 hikers from the Feathertop – Razorback walking tracks via helicopter.

More than 50 firefighters from CFA and DSE are on scene working to contain the 58 hectare blaze.

It is believed lightning ignited the fire. See the current warning and advice message here.

Last Updated: 22 January 2013