Planned burning near Briagolong, Lakes Entrance

THE Department of Sustainability and Environment and Parks Victoria will carry out burns in the following areas today, weather conditions permitting:

• A 499 hectare fuel reduction burn at Beverleys Rd, 15km north of Briagolong. Smoke may be visible in Briagolong and Bairnsdale (including Bairnsdale-Dargo Rd), and surrounding areas.

• A 495 hectare fuel reduction burn at Lake Colquhoun, 10km north-north-west of Lakes Entrance. Smoke may be visible in Lakes Entrance, Kalimna West and Lake Tyers Beach, and surrounding areas.