Fires at Saddleworth and Balaklava - 12 November
Monday, November 12 at 2:30pm
Seventy CFS firefighters and five farm fire units have managed to contain a fire near Saddleworth in the state’s Mid North.
Fire bombers from the new Mid North Primary Response Zone dropped four loads to help ground crews contain the fire.
About 78 hectares of farming land was burnt and there were no reported injuries.
Meanwhile a structure fire at Peter Road, Balaklava saw a shed destroyed.
About 20 CFS firefighters and six farm fire units controlled the fire but could not save the building, which had chickens inside.
2018-11-12 Ali Martin