Public access to Walhalla and Licola

A map of the fire zone, as of noon Sunday.
A map of the fire zone, as of noon Sunday.

THE public can access Walhalla and Licola after a number of roads closed due to the Aberfeldy-Donnelly Fire were re-opened.

The fire is continuing to burn but is being controlled.

As Saturday morning, an area of 69,823 hectares has been burnt with a fire perimeter approximately 416 kilometres in length with 220km of control line built.

About 438 personnel, 150 vehicles, 21 dozers and 14 aircraft are involved in fighting the fire.

Among the roads opened include Licola Rd and Walhalla Rd only to the Thompson Dam Access Road.

Check the Vic Roads website, www.vicroads.vic.gov.au, for the latest information on all roads that have been reopened or remain.

Some roads in the fire area remain closed to the public with access to local residents and emergency supplies only - please respect resident's privacy and obey road signs.

The Alpine National Park north-east of Licola and west of Dargo is open today. Other areas of the Alpine National Park and state forests remain closed.

Check the Parks Victoria and DSE websites, www.parks.vic.gov.au and www.dse.vic.gov.au, for up to date information on where the public can access.

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