Welcome to Dindi Daily, for Saturday, February 2.
Our report starts this morning with CFA units attending a small structure fire on Plenty Rd, Mernda, south of the new Junction shopping centre at Bridge Inn Rd. It isn now safe.
The return of the historic Black Saturday flag was held on Friday in an impressive ceremony. Officials including Police Chief Commissioner Graeme Ashlton joined with locals
A community meeting was held at Ruffy Hall on Friday after Thursday’s Boathole Rd fire. Ironically, a fire had to be lit in the hall because of the weather, more cooler than the previous day.
There were fires yesterday at Flowerdale, Maintongoon, Jamieson and Rubicon, as well as continuing fires in the Buxton-Murrindindi forest areas.
Maritime Safety Victoria has issued a Safety Warning for Goulburn River Bridges downstream of Eildon Pondage to Seymour. Due to the high flow of water in the Goulburn River, tree logs have been caught up under a number of Council and VicRoads bridges.
The Yea St Pats Club is to hold in its final race meeting this month after a history of more than 60 years. The Club will join with the Yea Race Club as one body to conduct future meetings.
Police have issued a warrant for Ali All-Bab for burglary and assault. He also failed to appear at Heidelberg Court in relation to theft of a motor vehicle
It’s not for the first time that The Local Paper reports that teenager Jackson May is missing.. He was last seen on Wednesday. Call Epping Police if you have information.
Flashback time, and the Morris family are gathering at Molesworth this weekend on the 10th anniversary of the passing of Bill Morris, and wife Cath, who ran the local hotel for many years.
Sunny weather expected for Saturday. Alexandra is expecting a top of 34. Eltham 36. Healesville 34. Kinglake 33. Marysville 32. Whittlesea 35. Yea 34. Mostly sunny and warm on Sunday.
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