Fire restrictions this month

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COUNTRY Fire Authority (CFA) has announced fire restrictions are set to be imposed across the Rural City of Wangaratta starting at 1am on Monday, October 28.

The Fire Danger Period (FDP) will be enacted on the same date across the CFA’s District 23 region, comprising of Benalla Rural City, Mansfield Shire Council, Mount Buller and Mount Stirling, and will end in all municipalities on May 1, 2020, unless otherwise stated.

District 23 operations commander Trevor Ebbels said below average autumn and winter rainfall has significantly impacted forested areas across the region.

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