CFA urges south-west farmers to take precautions while harvesting amid dangerous conditions

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Updated January 17 2023 - 2:46pm, first published 1:10pm
The CFA is urging farmers to take extra precautions while harvesting following a spike in the number of fires caused by hot and windy conditions.
The CFA is urging farmers to take extra precautions while harvesting following a spike in the number of fires caused by hot and windy conditions.

More than a dozen fires across the western district in one week have prompted an urgent warning from fire authorities as the mercury soars to a top of 37 in Warrnambool today.

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Jessica Greenan

Journalist

Journalist at The Warrnambool Standard covering Corangamite Shire Council. Sometimes court. Special interest in all things environment.

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