FOREST FIRE Management Victoria (FFMVic) will be conducting a planned burn at Pigtail Track in Warrandyte State Park this Saturday, March 26.
This 10.9 hectare bushfire risk reduction burn is on the eastern edge of Warrandyte State Park.
Walking tracks in Warrandyte State Park in and near the burn area will be closed to the public, smoke will be visible in the area and FFMVic are expecting the smoke to move towards the south Saturday morning, then towards the north and northeast later in the day, which will mean it may be smoky in Warrandyte township and could drift towards houses as the wind changes.
See map for burn area.
If there is visible smoke in the area it is advisable to close doors and windows and take any necessary health precautions.
Stay informed about planned burning
Sign up for automated notifications about planned burns near you at Planned Burns Victoria www.vic.gov.au/plannedburns
Call the VicEmergency Hotline on freecall 1800 226 226
Download the Vic Emergency app to see the location of ignited burns.
Callers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment can contact the VicEmergency Hotline via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.