Park opening cancelled

Park opening cancelled

Bushfires have put a precautionary halt to the planned opening celebrations at Brakenbush Unleashed Dog Park just out of Lakes Entrance this Saturday.

Organisers have been working with the CFA, but feel it is just too risky to have an event.

“It is disappointing and probably an unpopular call but although the fire is calm at the moment it is only 20 kilometres away and has been behaving erratically,” Cheryl Jakobi said.

“We were expecting between 100 and 200 people to attend and we would be responsible for their fire safety.

“The CFA told me that the Bruthen fire has been a particularly erratic one; it has been heading in one direction and spotting in the other, so I feel we are making the right decision.”

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