Before burning off, check with your local council to see what local laws apply. And register your burn-off on 1800 668 511.
CFA and MFB have launched a new campaign to help raise awareness of the little mistakes people can make which may lead to a home fire.
This year CFA and Emergency Management Victoria are taking part in the annual city event proudly presented by City of Melbourne called ‘Melbourne Knowledge Week’ 27 October to 2 November.
Firefighters were called to the single storey brick home on Skenes Creek Road just before 8pm, Sunday 14 September, and found the house well alight.
CFA Chief Officer Euan Ferguson has spoken at the AFAC and Bushfire & Natural Hazards CRC Conference in New Zealand this week about predictions for the upcoming fire season.