Fire crews rush to build containment lines ahead of cold change expected to bring gusty winds and dry lightning

Firefighters in Victoria are rushing to build containment lines around fires burning east of Melbourne before “gusty and erratic” winds reach the area on Wednesday.

At least nine buildings, including homes, were destroyed in two out of control bushfires at Bunyip and Yinnar South in West Gippsland on Sunday, and an emergency warning was issued for a third near Dargo in the high country in east Gippsland.

Continue reading…

Read More Victorian bushfires: 2,000 firefighters battle blazes as third emergency warning issued

Facebook Comments