Great news from Australia! At last Victoria’s bushfires are finished, the last fire contained this morning….
VICTORIA’S bushfire scurge is officially over, with the Wilson’s Promontory fire contained at 10am today.
Emergency services said the Wilsons Promontory Cathedral fire was the last major bushfire that had been threatening Victoria since Black Saturday.
Australia’s worst natural disaster has claimed the lives of 210 Victorians, more than 2,000 homes and burnt 421,670 hectares of public and private land since starting on February 7.
Department of Sustainability and Environment state duty officer Dennis Ward acknowledged the combined firefighting effort of the DSE and Country Fire Authority in containing the Wilsons Promontory bushfire.