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Archives for January 2019

Ruffy fires now ‘contained’

10.30PM THU. The Caveat-Ruffy-Terip Terip fires have been described as “contained”. “There is a bushfire in the Caveat to Boathole Bridge Rd area, south of the Ruffy township that is now contained, and surrounded by a graded earth firebreak,” says an advice issued by Emergency Victoria. “Due to the rough country, most firefighters have gone home to rest and will return at first light

5.50pm: Kinglake West fires

Five units and seven units respectively have attended separate fires at Kinglake West this afternoon (Thu.). The fires follow lightning strikes in heavily timbered country over the past 24 hours. Meanwhile, during the days, a strike force has fought several fires in the Caveat/Ruffy, on the northern boundaries of Murrindindi Shire. Some of the distant

‘Watch And Act’ for Ruffy, Creightons Creek

2.55PM THU.: A ‘Watch and Act’ message has been issued for Ruffy and Crieghtons Creek” “There is a grassfire at Caveat that is not yet under control. “This grassfire is travelling in a northerly direction towards Ruffy. “This grassfire could impact Ruffy Township and areas north of Ruffy including Creamery Lane, Maggies Lane, McLeans Lane

10 vehicles at Caveat fire

2.30PM THU.: At keast 10 CFA units are fighting a grass and scrub fire, not yet under control. at Boatholes Rd, Caveat/Ruffy. Some of the units in attendance include Yarck, Highlands, Tarcombe, Molesworth and Ruffy. More to come.

12.15am: late night strikes

Lightning strikes have kept emergency crews overnight. A CFA vehicle is responding to a report (11.17pm) of a fire at Horseyard Creek Track, Glenburn. A bushfire report (11.38pm) at McLeod Lane, Mansfield is “under control”, says Emergency Victoria. A “tree down” incident on Broadford-Flowerdale Rd, Tyaak, near the Murchison Gap, west of Strath Creek, was

Midnight: Buxton CFA crew to Mill Creek Rd

Buxton CFA volunteers are “burning the midnight oil” and on their way to a fire reported at Mill Creek Rd, “Murrindindi”. “The brigade and crews from Forest Fire Management Victoria are currently investigating reports of a fire in the Mill Creek Road area along the Black Range,” said a Brigade spokesman. “A potential fire, believed

Trees down at Trawool, Tallarook

10.50PM WED.: Emergency crews are attending to reports of trees down on the Goulburn Valley Hwy, east of Trawool, and on the Upper Goulburn Rd near Tallarook. The Goulburn Valley Hwy incident is near the large bridge across the Goulburn River, between Trawool and Seymour. Emergency Victoria offer the location as ‘Whiteheads Creek’. The Upper

TV: Dindi Daily. Thu., Jan. 31, 2019

Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Thursday, January 31. Lightning strikes in the north-east caused fires north-east of Merton, Mansfield, Longwood, Maindample and Woods Point throughout Wednesday, and last night’s thunderstorms caused hundreds of reports to Emergency V ictoria. Trauma expert Dr Rob Gordon and community recovery expert Anne Leadbeater will offer advice to those who

10.30pm Wed. storm update

• Three vehicles have responded to a fire at Allandale Rd, Strath Creek. Emergency Victoria notified the incident at 9.06pm. (Wed.). • Two vehicles have gone to fighta ‘bushfire’, 10km west of Flowerdale. • Two vehicles are at a fire on Whittlesea-Yea Rd, Humevale, east of Jacks Creek Rd. • Assistance was requested for a

Evening fire at Kinglake

Kinglake West CFA personnel are turning out a fire reported in the Beale Ave-O’Deas Rd area at Kinglake Central. Emergency Victoria reportedly received a call from a citizen who noticed a fire about two kilometres west of the Frank Thomson Reserve. There is a report of a tree fire at Chadds Creek Rd, Strathewen, with

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