The Country Fire Authority has declared a Total Fire Ban for the state of Victoria on Friday, with a spokesperson saying the chance of lightning strikes could create a serious fire risk.
A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the whole state of Victoria tomorrow.
No fire can be lit in the open air from 12:01am on January 11 until 11:59pm.
Tomorrow is the next bad fire risk day for Victoria.
It will be dry and windy with temperatures expected to top 40 degrees in the north of the state and reach the high 30's elsewhere.
There is a 'Severe' Fire Danger Rating for all of the state except Gippsland (which will be 'Very High').
SCC spokesperson Dave Harris said forecast lightning strikes and no rain this afternoon and overnight will pose a serious fire risk.
He said campers needed to make sure their camp fires are properly extinguished and any risky fire activity avoided.
"Fire will start easily and be hard to stop tomorrow - we need the community to take great care and not accidentally start a fire," he said.
Anyone witnessing suspicious activity is asked to call Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000.
To find out what you can and can’t do on a day of Total Fire Ban, please visit www.cfa.vic.gov.au/warnings-restrictions/can/
A male allegedly armed with a hunting knifed stole cash from a Euroa McDonald's last night.
It’s been a long journey for Tim Roadley but his dream of creating a multi-sport endurance event on the Murray River is now going to be a reality.
It was a big day for Jye McNeil on Sunday, not only celebrating his 19th birthday, but riding a double at the Tatura and Shepparton Racing Club’s meeting, including the big one, the Vraca and Varapodio Italian Plate (1600 m), on the Gerald Egan-trained Jetconi.
Drivers crossing the Echuca-Moama bridge faced delays this morning at 11.30am when a tractor lost its wheel.
Rochester’s old Courthouse is undergoing a facelift thanks to a restoration grant.
Waste collection in Campaspe Shire will change for two weeks during the festive season.
Valley Park Farms' egg production facility is expected to increase production and staff after a $100 000 Victorian Government grant.
Murchison’s Jane Spencer’s first exhibition It Just Dawned On Me will be on show in Shepparton in the first half of next year.
Australian sporting legends are at Heathcote Golf Club this morning for the MS Ashes Trek golf day to raise awareness about multiple sclerosis.
Cobram Barooga Apex Club have raised more than $3600 for Irvin House at Cobram District Health.
Deniliquin RSL Club's A grade bowling championships came to a head on Sunday, with preliminary matches in B and C grade also taking place.
New Transport Accident Commission research has revealed why some young country drivers habitually take risks on regional roads.
State Member for Benalla Bill Sykes has thrown his support behind the government’s proposed new domestic animal ownership laws.
Discover unbelievable local deals from local businesses every week in the Goulburn and Murray Valley area with Leapon.com.au!
Search properties for sale or rent across North Central Victoria and Southern NSW. Visit your local website for local homes....
Search for published and unpublished photos from McPherson Media Group newspapers and magazines. All our photos are available to purchase.
Place an advertisement in any one of McPherson Media Group's local newspapers.