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  • "Authorities say at least 20 homes have now been lost in the fire-ravaged Strzelecki Ranges between Darlimurla and Boolarra. So far the fire has engulfed more than 600 hectares.

    The direct threat to Boolarra and Yinnar was downgraded this morning but the Country Fire Authority (CFA) is warning residents to stay on high alert for ember attacks. Darlimurla, at the eastern front of the fire, also remains on high alert for spot fires caused by flaming embers."

    - More homes lost in Victoria bushfires,, 31 Jan 2009.

    January 31, 2009