Today’s fuel reduction burns

THE Department of Sustainability and Environment and Parks Victoria advise that planned burning will be carried out across Wellington Shire today.

A 1157 hectare fuel reduction burn will be carried out at Howard Rd, 25 kilometres north-east of Briagolong and 6km north-west of Glenaladale. This burn will be lit using aerial incendiaries.

Burns will be carried out at Pelican Point over 185ha 2lm north-eat of Loch Sport and over 144ha at Murphy’s Swamp, 7km north-east of Loch Sport.

A 448ha fuel reduction burn will be carried out at Boodyarn Track, 7km north-east of Won Wron, while an ecological burn over 452ha will be carried out at Grass Trees, 8km north-east of Won Wron.

A 405ha ecological burn will be carried out at Red Hill, 10km south-east of Rosedale.

Smoke may be visible from Glenaladale, Stockdale, Cobbannah, Loch Sport, Paynesville, Willung, Carrajung, Woodside, Won Wron, Rosedale, Longford, Kilmany and surrounding areas.