By Jessica Anstice
Today has been declared a day of Total Fire Ban for the whole of Victoria.
No fire can be lit in the open air or be allowed to remain alight in the open air between 00:01 on Thu, 21 Nov 2019 and 23:59 on Thu, 21 Nov 2019.
Check your Total Fire Ban status and Fire Danger Rating daily over summer – visit cfa.vic.gov.au or call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226
To identify whether or not you are in a high bushfire risk environment see: https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/am-i-at-risk
For advice on leaving early, including suggestions of where you should go, see: https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/leave-early