Weather Warnings - Fire Ban
Total Fire Ban Advice for Victoria
Issued at 4:23 am EDT on Thursday 19 March 2015.
The Country Fire Authority has declared a day of Total Fire Ban for Thursday 19
March for the following areas.
Thursday 19 March
Total Fire Ban
Mallee total fire ban district
For further information regarding Fire Bans and other Fire Restrictions contact
The Country Fire Authority on 1800 240 667 or visit http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au
CFA advises people living in areas at risk of fire to activate their bush fire
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