Controlled Burns In The Berringama Plantation near Shelley
The CFA performed controlled burns west of Corryong on Tuesday ahead of the predicted dangerous conditions forecast later this week. Vic Emergency say temperatures are forecast to increase by the end of this week and have the potential to increase fire activity. There is potential for this fire to merge with other fires currently burning nearby in Victoria and in New South Wales.
Community meetings are scheduled across the coming days and we are being advised to monitor the Vic Emergency website for community information.
The watch and Act is still in place for the areas of Biggara, Tintaldra, Towong, Walwa, Berringama, Burrowye, Koetong, Lucyvale, Nariel Valley, Shelley, Colac Colac, Corryong, Cudgewa, Cudgewa North, Dartmouth, Guys Forest, Mount Alfred, Thowgla, Thowlga Upper, Thowlga Valley , Bullioh, Georges Creek, Glen Valley , Granya, Mitta Mitta, Talgarno, Tallangatta Valley and surrounding communities.
With the help of milder weather conditions and light rainfall, firefighters have been able to slow the spread of fire for now. The situation can change at any time. You must continue to monitor conditions and be ready to act.