Forest Fire Management Victoria and the CFA are due to begin two fuel reduction burns in central Victoria this week.
One burn will take place on Holts Lane, three kilometres from Wedderburn and will cover an area of 192 hectares.
The other will cover 172 hectares on the Tunnel Hill Track, west of Elphinstone.
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The burns should be completed between the morning of Friday, March 27 and the evening of Wednesday, April 1, weather permitting.
People are advised that smoke might be visible from Wedderburn, Fentons Creek, Kurraca, Elphinstone, Taradale, Chewton and Fryers Ridge during this time.
Anyone who experiences symptoms of smoke exposure should seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
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