News Article

Extreme weather conditions for East Gippsland

   Monday 30th December, 2019

There are three significant fires burning in the forest in East Gippsland near Bruthen, Buchan and Bonang.

It is likely that these fires will impact communities today (Monday 30th January ) when the weather is forecast to be very hot, dry and with strong gusty winds.

Victorians are reminded to connect to multiple sources for emergency information, including the VicEmergency app,, tuning in to ABC radio or other emergency broadcasters including commercial and community radio stations or Sky TV or by phoning the VicEmergency hotline on 1800 226 226 and following VicEmergency on Facebook and Twitter.

*( Information above copied from Vic Emergency)

Listen for updates on ABC Gippsland local radio - the frequencies for different areas of Gippsland are:

  • Sale 100.7 FM and 828 AM
  • Bairnsdale 100.7FM and 828 AM
  • Latrobe Valley 100.7 FM
  • Warragul 100.7FM
  • Omeo 720 AM
  • Orbost 97.1 FM
  • Mallacoota 104.9 FM
  • Cann River 106.1 FM

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