The warning for Hotham is currently ‘Advice’ from the CFA. Thanks to all the crews continuing to work hard in the alpine region.
Backburning has commenced tonight. A map is available here.
The update below expires at 10am on 04/02/13.
– The Department of Sustainability and Environment advise that there is fire activity in the Hotham Heights, Dinner Plain and Harrietville area.
– This fire is yet to be contained.
– This message applies to the towns of Hotham Heights, Harrietville, Dinner Plain.
– Backburning may be occurring tonight near Harrietville, resulting in smoke being visible in nearby communities and roads.
– The Great Alpine Road is closed between Harrietville and Dinner Plain and the Dargo High Plains Road is closed between the Great Alpine Road and Dargo.
Please visit www.cfa.vic.gov.au for full warnings and advice from the CFA and follow the CFA on Facebook and Twitter.
For general bushfire information, contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on freecall 1800 240 667 or www.cfa.vic.gov.au.