Reinforcements for firefighters

THE Fire Danger Period will start in Sunraysia on Monday, October 30, as confirmed by CFA regional commander Scott Purdy at an emergency services pre-summer briefing yesterday. 

Firefighters and emergency service workers gathered at the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning office in Irymple to discuss preparations for the upcoming fire season. 

Forest Fire Management Victoria regional controller Loddon-Mallee Rob Price and CFA regional commander Scott Purdy talking about the upcoming Fire Danger Period. Picture: Louise Donges

Forest Fire Management Victoria regional controller Loddon-Mallee Rob Price and CFA regional commander Scott Purdy talking about the upcoming Fire Danger Period. Picture: Louise Donges

Forest Fire Management (FFM) Victoria regional controller Loddon-Mallee Rob Price announced 40 additional project firefighters would be sent to Mildura to assist with “ripe” fire conditions expected in the coming weeks. 

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