FIRE restrictions started in South Gippsland and Bass Coast this week and right on cue there was an incident which provided a warning about what is expected to be a particularly dangerous summer for bush fires.
Not that there was any chance of a fire in the landfill at the shire’s Koonwarra Tip getting away last Sunday.
Contractors at the tip noticed smoke coming from the landfill area just as they were packing up to leave last Sunday afternoon and with the wind blowing strongly, it soon developed into a small fire.

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