Grampians Fire Warnings
Lightning yesterday afternoon and overnight has started multiple small fires in the Grampians National Park.
There were 12 confirmed fires as of 10am this morning 15th February. There are six fires in the Mt William area, with others scattered around the southern parts of the Grampians.
Please note the following closures in the park.
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Bullawin Road is closed between Glenelg River Road and Victoria Point Road
Jensens Road is closed between Glenelg River Road and Back Road
Sheeps Hills Walking Track
Major Mitchell Plateau Track
Jimmys Creek Track
Mt William Road
Mitchell Plateau Overnight Walk
Parks Victoria and DSE advises visitors to the park not to go hiking or overnight hiking in remote areas including the Victoria Range and the Mount Difficult Range. Visitors should also stay away from the southern end of the Victoria Range and Victoria Valley.
For further information on these fires or other fires in Victoria check for the latest warnings and advice messages at either www.dse.vic.gov.au/fires or www.cfa.vic.gov.au
Or please contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on freecall 1800 240 667. Callers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment may call textphone/telewriter (TTY) on 1800 122 969.