Jump to content
Where is the fire?
9 replies to this topic
Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:16 PM
I live in the eastern suburbs and there is smoke everywhere. Does anyone know what is on fire?
Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:24 PM
Not that I live in that state but there is an emergency warning for this area which looks eastern to me. Is this near you?
Edited to remove information as their are two emergency warnings close to Melbourne at the moment.
Edited by ALEJA, 18 February 2013 - 02:26 PM.
Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:31 PM
Which particular fire out of the 280 across the state is causing the smoke across the eastern suburbs? Are you serious? Either get on the CFA or DSE websites or "like" the CFA on facebook to get updates.
Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:31 PM
there is one in Marysville 15km West.
There is also one North in Donnybrook. The Epping/Fawkner etc is all on alert. Not sure if the wind would be blowing one either accross to you or down to you depending how east you are
Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:33 PM
There is one going near dunkeld that has tripled in size since yesterday
Posted 18 February 2013 - 02:37 PM
I'm in inner east Melbourne and my eyes are stinging from the smoke. My sister is in Craigieburn, it's right near her. Apparently they closed down the Hume Hwy because it's too close to the fire.
Posted 18 February 2013 - 10:04 PM
If you have a smart phone, I highly recommend downloading the free app - CFA fire ready.
It maps your location and sends you automatic updates if there is anything in your area. You can also check out the map for updates or information at any time.
Posted 18 February 2013 - 10:31 PM
Where is the fire? Everywhere!! There has been a constant smoke haze over Melbourne for weeks now.
This page offers a pretty good overview of the fires: http://incidentalert.com.au/iav4/veMapv2.asp#close
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
To celebrate the release of children?s musical series Play Along with Sam, out now on DVD, we?re giving one lucky parent the chance to have Sam perform at their child?s pre-school or day care!
A shopping centre escalator needed to be pulled apart to free a toddler's trapped hand.
Is it weird to say that I am secretly thrilled to find that my daughter Edie has nits?
Well, it's actually 13-12-14 to us over here. But still, Clare Elizabeth Keane's consecutive numerical birth time is pretty special.
We can't live in fear. This post is about Christmas and how at this time we should be celebrating life and grateful for what we have: our loved ones who we cherish fiercely.
Everyone will love your baby but your baby may not be so happy to be passed around a lot of new people - nor may you want to feed with an audience.
There are pros and cons to this policy.
Here are a few popular methods hopeful parents-to-be use to try to get a baby of their preferred gender – and what an expert says about whether they really work.
It's officially time to get into the Christmas spirit. Why not branch out when you put up your tree this year and add a personal touch with a few DIY decorations? We've found the perfect easy-to-make ways to put more festive fever into your home.
A dangerous trend is seeing more mothers-to-be declining a relatively simple and painless test to check for gestational diabetes.
The Office of Fair Trading has pulled seven toys from shelves ahead of Christmas after they fail safety tests.
These twin girls will no doubt have fun fooling people in years to come, but nobody will be as confused as baby Landon.
Men could soon have access to an injectable long-term contraceptive which works in a similar way to a vasectomy but promises to be easily reversed.
After bathing and dressing her three-month-old son, Amanda had a rare moment alone with her baby.
I feel that almost every day, someone in my life - be they a friend, family member or complete stranger - feels the need to excuse my behaviour as I have other things on my mind.
A Melbourne mother has described how her son turned grey when he became seriously ill after drinking raw milk.
Modern newlyweds are now well into their 30s and marriage still offers something powerful a new book argues.
In Australia, 30 per cent of women find their birth experience traumatic, with 6 per cent going on to develop post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
A young mum is in intensive care after she took a friend's antibiotic and wound up with an ailment that is burning her body 'from the inside-out'.
If he doesn't change his mind, all I can hope is that I will. It would be a waste to spend the rest of my marriage mourning a baby that never was.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Top 5 Articles
One mother's futile attempt to sleep in caught on camera in a hilarious - and very cute - video.
While we all like to imagine the holiday season as being a fun, loving and bonding experience; often our reality is quiet different.
The fear of being weighed is the most significant factor in women cancelling medical appointments - and now weight-shaming has happened to me.
As we reach the end of 2014, we're closing the book on many things for another year, most notably childcare. Our last child has attended childcare for the very last time.
Contrary to popular belief, making it past the seven-year mark doesn't mean your marriage will be smooth sailing from there on.
We teach kids it’s okay to say no if they don’t feel safe, so why do some parents force their children to climb in to Santa's lap?
I’m sure that parenting will get harder. But life isn’t exactly smooth sailing for many of us right now, either.
Yes, the bouncing baby girl was born by caesarean section. And mum says no more kids.
I'm the first to admit that when I used to see tiny babies with dummies in their mouths, I thought "Hmm, lazy parenting." And now I apologise.
Imagine meeting your double at a school sports event, or regularly being mistaken for someone you haven't met. Separated twins Margaret and Joy tell their story.
As Sydney grieves the loss of Sydney siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson, reports have suggested that both died as heroes.
How many weeks til Christmas?
Get the "Santa" shopping done without the kids in tow.