CFA crews are keeping an eye on a Whiteheads Creek bushfire, but are confident it will remain within containment lines.FIONA BROOM December 11, 2012 4:14am
Fire crews are monitoring a bushfire at Whiteheads Creek, near Seymour, ahead of an expected wind change and renewed high temperatures during the next couple of days.
It is believed the fire was sparked by lightning on Saturday afternoon and burnt about 620
Firefighters said they were confident the fire would remain within containment lines.
A mineral earth break has been built around the fire and crews worked until 3.30
Country Fire Authority said 250
The fire was initially believed to have burnt about 1800
Whiteheads Creek residents have been advised smoke and fire could be visible, while Homewood and Kobyboyn Rds remained closed except for local traffic.
Neighbourhood Watch Week will start with a sizzle — a sausage sizzle to be precise — at Sevens Creek Dve in Kialla.
Victoria State Emergency Service (SES) and other emergency services are preparing for the next round of wild weather in the north-east.
It was clear blue skies last Tuesday for the official launch of the Gargarro (pronounced Ga-gar-ro) Botanic Gardens in Girgarre.
SNAKES will be coming out of hiding as the weather warms up.
KATH Bubb has been recognised for 50 years of service with the Ballendella Red Cross.
IT EXPERTISE in Kyabram has received recognition after Advance Computing won a Microsoft Australia Partner Award in the excellence in regional area customer category.
Seymour A and B-grade in season decider
Extensive rainfall in the Southern Riverina is having a negative impact on farming.
McIvor Creek – in and around Heathcote – has gone over its banks with all our recent rain, flooding streets and causing closures and detours.
Yarroweyah's Katie Anderson will be heading to Wisconsin in the United States after winning the Dairy Youth Travel Scholarship.
After a 30-year career as an accountant in Deniliquin, Peter Skipworth officially retires today.
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