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‘Tis the season, for fire

The Fire Danger Period has been declared and Coimadai Fire Brigade member Jim Ross is urging communities to be prepared and adhere to the fire restrictions in force. Mr Ross stands with the Lerderderg State Park in the background. Photo – Caitlin Bewley

By Caitlin Bewley

Are you fire ready?
Another fire season has approached, and the Country Fire Authority (CFA) is urging people to have their fire plans in place.
The Fire Danger Period (FDP) for Moorabool also commenced from Monday December 14, and reports have shown an increased risk of grass fires.
This year’s Seasonal Bushfire Outlook for Victoria showed the state is likely to experience a less severe bushfire season this summer compared to last, but that doesn’t mean communities should become complacent.

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in the 22 December 2020 edition
pick up a paper around your town.