Awareness Message – Yea-Murrindindi Fire – 11.20am
Awareness Message – Community of Taggerty including Cathedral Lane and Blackwood Lane
Residents in the Taggerty community and the surrounding areas including Cathedral Lane and Blackwood Lane, will experience increased fire activity. The activity is in the pine plantation. Crews are working on containing the fire to part of the pine plantation.
There may be increased amounts of smoke in the area from this fire.
Road users are advised to take extra care as road travel may be hazardous due to low visibility from smoke.
Even though this fire does not currently pose a threat, people in high risk bushfire areas are reminded to have a bushfire survival plan ready to implement during the summer period.
Continue to listen to ABC or local radio for updates on this fire.
For information on fires in Victoria and general fire safety advice, please contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on freecall 1800 240 667. Callers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech / communication impairment may call textphone/ telewriter (TTY) on 1800 122 969. Information is also available at www.dse.vic.gov.au/fires