Firies on high alert

MILDURA Fire Brigade has responded to more than 120 calls for assistance since the start of December. 

There were also more than 350 calls throughout CFA District 18, which covers Mildura, across to Swan Hill and as far south as Hopetoun. 

Mildura Fire Brigade senior station officer Mick Sporton said a majority of call-outs in Mildura were for non-structure fires, such as bin fires, bushfires and backyard or campfires. 

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