Lightning yesterday afternoon and overnight has started multiple small fires in the Grampians National Park.
There were 12 confirmed fires as of 10am this morning 15th February. There are six fires in the Mt William area, with others scattered around the southern parts of the Grampians.
Please note the following closures in the park. You can also download the newsletter with more information Grampians Cty Newsletter 15 Feb 2013 Evening
- Bullawin Road is closed between Glenelg River Road and Victoria Point Road
- Jensens Road is closed between Glenelg River Road and Back Road
- Sheeps Hills Walking Track
- Major Mitchell Plateau Track
- Jimmys Creek Track
- Mt William Road
- Mitchell Plateau Overnight Walk
Parks Victoria and DSE advises visitors to the park not to go hiking or overnight hiking in remote areas including the Victoria Range and the Mount Difficult Range. Visitors should also stay away from the southern end of the Victoria Range and Victoria Valley.
Or please contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on freecall 1800 240 667. Callers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment may call textphone/telewriter (TTY) on 1800 122 969.