Several schools to close, catastrophic fire danger warning for Wimmera

Ben Fraser
Updated February 12 2024 - 6:10pm, first published 4:55pm

UPDATE: The department's Bushfire and Grassfire Preparedness Policy requires all schools and early childhood services on the (Bushfire At-Risk Register) BARR and the Category 4 list close when a Catastrophic day is forecast in their fire weather district.

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Ben Fraser

Ben is the Editor with the Wimmera Mail-Times, Stawell Times-News and Ararat Advertiser. Ben is the former chief of staff at the Portland Observer, a qualified teacher, and an Leadership Great South Coast alumni (2019).

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