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Weather Warnings - Fire Ban

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
Victoria

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
plan.
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