Melburnians are being told not to worry if they smell smoke this weekend as planned burns are scheduled to take place.

Weather permitting, the following burns will take place;


• 16.5 hectare burn, Keilor on King’s Road

• 13.5 hectare burn, Mickleham on Mount Ridley West 

• 6.9 hectare burn, Badger Creek on Koo Wee Rup Track 

• 1.5 hectare burn, Badger Creek on Picaninny Creek

• 14.1 hectare burn, Powelltown on Boundary Track


• 11.34 hectare burn, Greensborough on Wanbanna Avenue 

• 21.9 hectare burn, Powelltown on Bunyip Road


• 4 hectare burn, Warrandyte on David Road

• 10 hectare burn, Mount Dandenong on Kyeema Track

• 37.9 hectare burn, Powelltown on Portas Road.


So, if you are out and about and spot or smell smoke, don’t panic, it could be a burn-off.

Or a burnt democracy sausage.

Gold 104.3 Melbourne