Code Red and extreme fire danger days

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Fire Danger ratings

The CFA issues fire danger ratings based on weather and environmental conditions. A Code Red Day is the highest fire danger rating. On a Code Red Day you should refer to your Bushfire Survival Plan.

Visit Vic Emergency for up-to-date information on fire danger ratings, warnings and emergencies in your area.

Council services on Code Red fire danger days 

In Woodend, Macedon and Mt Macedon, all services and facilities will be closed for 24 hours from midnight. This includes:

  • Libraries
  • Neighbourhood houses and community centres
  • Sporting facilities and recreation reserves
  • Maternal and Child Heath centres
  • Immunisation sessions
  • Kindergartens
  • School crossings supervisors
  • Woodend Visitor Information Centre.

Administration and service centres at other sites will be open if staff are available.