Extreme Fire Danger Conditions


The large and active bushfire in the Pyrenees Shire is not yet under control.

Total Fire Ban – Wednesday 28 February

A Total Fire Ban has been declared for multiple districts including North Central (which includes Central Goldfields Shire) on Wednesday 28 February 2024.

No fires can be lit, or be allowed to remain alight, in the open air from 12:01 AM until 11:59 PM.
Know what you can and can’t do – www.cfa.vic.gov.au/can

Extreme fire danger conditions

Extreme fire danger conditions are forecast for the Central Goldfields Shire on Wednesday 28 February 2024.
To help communities prepare, authorities have developed this potential impact area map as a preparedness tool for communities to take clear action.
This information is important for any Central Goldfields Shire residents who live in the Lillicur and Caralulup area.
The advice is that anyone in these areas should leave early – leave tonight (Tuesday 27 February) or before midday tomorrow (Wednesday 28 February).

The advice is that you should move to a built up area like Maryborough or another regional town or city outside of the potential impact area. These are areas that have been identified as defendable by emergency services.

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