Fire warning: Six blazes prompt plea to farmers to keep harvest headers clean

TWO fires along the Mallee Track this week, which threatened to spread into nearby reserves, started in cropping country.

CFA Mildura operations officer Rob McNally­ said the blazes were among six harvest header-related fires across the wider CFA district on Tuesday.

“I appeal to all farmers to regularly keep machines blown down and clean, free of all dust particles,” Mr McNally said.

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