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Planned burn-offs in the City of Whittlesea and close by

Planned burn-offs in the City of Whittlesea and close by

Friday, March 10, 2023

The CFA and Forest Fire Management Victoria are conducting planned burns across the municipality and neighbouring suburbs.

You might see smoke and flames and some roads and tracks may be closed.  Firefighting vehicles, aircraft and crews will be in the area.

Be aware of planned burns happening in your area and stay clear of areas where burns are taking place or areas that have recently been burnt.  Stay informed about when burns may occur - You can put your postcode in and see where current and upcoming burns will be happening.

Coming up in the coming week are:

  • Latrobe Road Yarrambat
  • Harmony Hill Mernda
  • Glenburnie Road Whittlesea

You may be affected by smoke from these planned burns.


  • If you are experiencing any symptoms that may be due to smoke exposure, the Department of Health and Human Services advises that you should see medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
  • Close windows and doors to prevent smoke from entering.


  • Road travel may be hazardous due to low visibility associated with smoke.
  • Signs may be in place to slow traffic. Obey all traffic signs instructions from fire agency crews near the burn.
  • For travel times and roadworks check