Grass fire burning out of control in Victoria

AN EMERGENCY warning was in place last night for the country Victorian town of Shepparton where a grass fire was burning out of control.

The Country Fire Authority warned lives and homes were at risk as the 20ha blaze moved closer to residential areas.

The fire was expected to reach the outskirts of Shepparton, Grahamvale and Orrvale by 6pm.



BREAKING: People evacuated from Lismore Base Hospital

BREAKING: People evacuated from Lismore Base Hospital

A number of people have been evacuated this afternoon

Investigation continues after girl's tragic death

Investigation continues after girl's tragic death

Car is being mechanically examined as police wait on test results

Hopes new development won't stifle music scene

premium_icon Hopes new development won't stifle music scene

Venue hopes proposed development won't lead to noise complaints

Local Partners