No fire can be lit in the open air or be allowed to remain alight in the open air between 00:01 on Thu, 21 Nov 2019 and 23:59 on Thu, 21 Nov 2019.
Check your Total Fire Ban status and Fire Danger Rating daily over summer - visit cfa.vic.gov.au or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.
Code Red Fire Danger Rating has been forecast by the Emergency Management Commissioner in the Mallee and Northern Country Districts for Thursday 21 November 2019.
CFA advises people living in areas at risk of fire to activate their bush fire plan.
Victorians should also make sure they have access to more than one source of information. They include:
- ABC local radio, commercial and designated radio stations of Sky News
- The VicEmergency App
- The VicEmergency website www.emergency.vic.gov.au
- The VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226
- CFA or VicEmergency Twitter or Facebook