An alarming rise in burns admissions to The Alfred has experts urging Victorians to exercise extreme caution around fire this long weekend.
On 9 January Ballarat Fire Brigade with the support from several other brigades successfully completed a controlled burn along Tinworth Avenue, Mount Clear.
Between 13 and 16 December 2020, vegetation slashing was completed north of Elmore along the railway line.
A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee, Wimmera and Northern Country fire districts for tomorrow, Wednesday 13 January 2021.
A Total Fire Ban (TFB) has been declared for the Mallee, Wimmera and Northern Country fire districts for tomorrow, Monday 11 January 2021.
Ballarat Fire Brigade in conjunction with other local CFA brigades will be undertaken a controlled fuel reduction burn of bushland along Tinworth Avenue Mount Clear this Saturday 9 January 2021 (weather permitting).
As the state’s south west continues to experience an increased tourist population this holiday period, firefighters are urging travellers and communities not to become complacent around fire.
There has been significant fire activity across the entire North West region and our members have been kept busy with a number of reasonably sized fires as well as many haystack fires.
Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) and CFA firefighters are on high alert after finding 89 unattended campfires across Victoria through the month of December.
A Hazelwood North fire has prompted a CFA reminder for Victorians to ensure their trailer brake and wheel bearing components are in good mechanical order before they hit the road this holiday season.