Smokin Grampians

This is the biggest of the fires burning currently burning in Victoria.

 

A more general update on the fire:
The fire area is now estimated at 125,000 hectares. The perimeter of the fire remains at 350 kilometres.

Twenty-four houses have been confirmed lost, along with:

  • 62,000 sheep
  • 506 cattle
  • 7 horses
  • 11 goats
  • 166 poultry
  • 22 woolsheds
  • 1 dairy shed
  • In excess of 1,500km of fencing
  • The equivalent of 409,055 square bales of hay
  • 33,763 hectares of pasture
  • 2 tonnes of grain
    http://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/news/incidents/index.php
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    The Smoke plume from the fire.

    http://modis.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/individual.php?db_date=2006-01-27 

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