CFA crews are keeping an eye on a Whiteheads Creek bushfire, but are confident it will remain within containment lines.By Fiona Broom
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.
Rain is forecast across the Goulburn Valley again today after most of the region received at least 20mm yesterday.
After a tennis career spanning 62 years, of which the last 35 years have been as a coach, Yarrawonga's Jon Coleman is set to retire at the end of 2013.
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Tooborac Fire Brigade visited Tooborac Primary School last Tuesday to help the school complete its bushfire emergency management plan.
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