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PLANNED spring burn offs are expected to take place around Wangaratta ahead of what has been predicted to be an abovenormal fire season.
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) program manager of communications, Darren Skelton, said the Goulburn Fire District is planning to conduct a number of controlled burns during spring if weather and forest conditions are suitable.
Key planned areas include the Glenrowan Communications Towers
and Glenrowan Ridge Track in the Warby Range, the Wangaratta Common, and Winton Wetlands - Winton North Road Strategic Break. Forest Fire Management Victoria’s senior forest fire management officer, Brendan Purcell, said the spring burning program...