Fire Danger Period still in place

February 1, 2023 7:41 am in by

CFA Mildura

Police are warning locals the Fire Danger Period is still in place across Victoria’s north-west.

It comes after emergency services were called to two separate fires in Swan Hill within a week, one in a backyard causing a lot of smoke.

Police say a resident set fire to excess grass at another property last Tuesday, but the fire was contained to a drum.

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Two people have been interviewed in relation to lighting a fire during the fire danger period.

Fire Danger Period restrictions for the area are in force until May 1st.


Image: David Burrows (River 1467)