Planned burns coming soon

Phil Murdoch

Phil Murdoch

RESIDENTS of Patchewollock and Underbool may see smoke early this week as Forest Fire Management Victoria conducts planned burns.

Mallee district manager Phil Murdoch said the fuel reduction burns can only go ahead when the weather conditions are suitable and plans could change.

“We’re working with the Bureau of Meteorology and will only ignite the burns if conditions are suitable,” Mr Murdoch said.

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