2005–06 Australian bushfire season

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2005–06 Australian bushfire season
2005–06 Australian bushfire season
Major bushfires in Victoria in the 2000s, showing the Grampians fires in mustard
Location Australia
Date(s) Winter 2005 – Autumn 2006
Injuries (non-fatal) Unknown
Fatalities 3

The 2005–06 Australian bushfire season was a moderately extensive bushfire season, particularly in western Victoria where they were most prominent in mid-late January 2006 as conditions permitted across the state. On Australia Day, a CFA volunteer died in the Victorian fires.[1]

Timeline[edit]

January 2006[edit]

Bushfires in Victoria were prominent in mid-late January 2006 as conditions permitted across the state. With the loss of 4 lives and 57 homes. On Australia Day, a CFA volunteer died in the Victorian fires. Arsonists were charged with lighting fires that spread through western Victoria in late January. Two people died in The Grampians when their car was overcome by the Mount Lubra bushfire.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bushfire Summer – ABC TV Nature
  2. ^ "Bushfire deaths inquest begins". The Courier. 29 August 2007. Retrieved 27 August 2010.