So far, the fire season has not seen any large fires in the high country. Let’s hope it stays that way! There has been one small one on the Bogong High Plains and the Mt Selwyn area. Dry lightening strikes have been problematic on a number of occasions.

The following report (Jan 8) comes from The Gippsland Times.

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning fire crews are responding to two fires about three to five kilometres north-east of Licola and a small fire the Alpine National Park about 28km north-west of Dargo.

As of Thursday morning, the fires were each about 0.5 hectares in size.

DELWP fire crews also responding to There was no threat to communities.

Smoke may be visible from nearby communities and roads.

You can find details on current fires via the CFA website.