Powerline Bushfire Safety Program has prevented fires starting, review finds

Ellen Ebsary
By Ellen Ebsary
January 14 2022 - 5:00pm
SITE OF FIRE: The area on Buckland Gap Road in Beechworth where a fire started after a tree fell on a powerline during Black Saturday. Picture: MARK JESSER

During the 2019-2020 fire season, there were four instances in Victoria where technology installed due to Black Saturday "prevented a fire start from a powerline fault".

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