Abandoned campfires cause concern

EIGHTEEN abandoned campfires were found in forests and parks near Cohuna following the Melbourne Cup long weekend, Forest Fire Management Victoria said.

Senior Forest and Fire Operations officer, Tim Wishart said FFMVic firefighters responded to the burning, abandoned campfires while on regular patrols of Guttrum and Benwell State Forests, Gunbower Island, Braund Bend and Torrumbarry to Long Bend.

Gannawarra Times

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