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Mount Egerton - Fire Alerts and Warnings

For all fire emergencies call 000
The Victorian Bushfire Information Hotline is 1800 240 667

Mount Egerton and Moorabool Shire are in the Central Fire Ban District.

Fire Agency District 15.
Click on one any of the below links to access websites and tools.

  • Total Fire Bans
  • CFA Website
  • Sentinel Hotspots
    Tip: Click on the map then accept the terms and conditions.
  • ABC Radio
    Radio 774 AM - ABC Radio Melbourne 
              102.3 FM - Ballarat FM
              107.9 FM - ABC Local Radio Ballarat
    On days of high fire danger the above radio stations regulary broadcast information relating to fires around the state and local area. This could be used as a means of obtaining information on fires that may be affecting the area where you live.

 

Fire Restrictions and Burning Off
2015 - The Fire Restriction period will into force at 1am on Monday 9th November 2015.
The Police will be notified of any illegal burns.

Visit the CFA website regularly for updates on fire restrictions and Total Fire Ban days. www.cfa.vic.gov.au
 

Fire Emergency Plans
Listen to local and ABC radio.


Planned Events
Future planned events that could impact the Mount Egerton.and information about burning off seasons.
Bushfire Planning Workshop- WHEN- Sunday November the 8th, 2015, 4pm-6pm WHERE- Mount Egerton Mechanics Institute, Main Road, Mount Egerton. FREE BBQ afterwards.

Alerts
29/10/2015- Over the past month there has been 2 call-outs to fires on the Egerton / Ballark road. The fires have occured in benign weather conditions on the roadside. If you encounter any unattended fires in this area please call OOO immediatly.


Current Events
No known current events, as of 01/11/2015.

Contact your local CFA
Click here to visit our local Community Information page listing contacts for the Mount Egerton CFA.

Fun and Education
Click here to visit the MFB and CFA "Check your Hotspots" website to double check if your place is safe all year round. The site has an interactive house, activities and painting for the Kids.

Click here and Captain Koala will help you learn about Fire Safety and the CFA lots of games and activities to play and print off.

Please note that the Mount Egerton Fire Brigade, and other Brigades in the surrounding area, have a zero tolerance tolerance policy for illegal fires, they will be reported to the police. This includes fires that are lit outside the conditions stated on a permit. Note that moorabool Shire is in the Central Fire Ban District.

Disclaimer: This page is only current as of the last update date shown above and may not accurately reflect current fire alerts. MtEgerton.com aim to provide any local and related information where possible to avoid any unnecessary concern to residents.