The Victorian Bushfire Information Line has a high call demand.
CFA and DSE would like to advise that the Victorian Bushfire Information Line – 1800 240 667 – is currently experiencing a large number of calls. Residents are advised that they may get either a recorded message asking them to hold or a busy signal. Residents who do get a busy signal are asked to be patient, hang up and try the number again.
Information is also available at www.dse.vic.gov.au/fires or https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/home
Red Cross have a National Registry and Inquiry Service (NRIS) for calls on missing persons or for self registering if you are safe. The number to call is 1800 727 077.
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Victorian Bushfire Information Line and Red Cross Line – 6.40am