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Firies Warn Of Dangers

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Hot Temperatures Exacerbate Conditions

Local Fire Fighters are urging locals to exercise care over the coming days as hot temperatures compound dry conditions and create potential dangerous circumstances.

The call comes after RFS crews attended a haystack fire and a rubbish burn in separate incidents on Thursday (January 10th)

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Residents are reminded that with Fire Danger Period regulations in place, fires cannot be lit in the open air unless a permit has been issued.

Those lighting fires without a permit could be breaking the law and may be prosecuted.

Farmers are also reminded to check their haystacks and manage appropriately to minimise the risk of haystack fires.

People are also urged to stay up to date via the NSW Fires Near Me App and the Vic Emergency apps on their smartphones.

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