Today,Friday march 6 the DSE and CFAsay two of theVictorias largest fires, the Kilmore East-Murrindindi Complex South fire and the Bunyip Ridge fire, have been successfully contained.
The one remaining going fire, the Cathedral-Wilsons Promontary fire, is expected to be contained within the next five days. Awareness messages are likely to be downgraded as fires are contained and no longer pose a threat to communities.
Travellers are asked to avoid all fire areas.
Marysville Caravan Park washiton Saturday night (Feb 7). Larry and Margaret Richmond of Marysville Caravan Park made it out in time ahead of the bushfire storm which has destroyed the Victorian town in the foothills of Victoria's Great Dividing Range.
The fire threat continues today in what is now Australia's worst fire disaster. Glen Cromie Caravan park, near Drouin, is badly damaged but is working to re-open on Monday March 23. Healesville, Warburton and surrounding small townshave been under constant stress from the fires situation as it ebbs and flows.
The Marysville Caravan Park Family Park chain members fled ahead of the fire storm on the hottest day in Victoria's recorded weather history on Saturday Feb 7..
Driven by raging winds with gusts that ranged to 100kmh thefire frontshit Marysville and Victoria like an atomic bomb.
Larry and Margaret Richmond had only minutes to get out of their Marysville Caravan Park and stayed that night with Ray Octigan at Bonnie Doon Caravan Park. The caravan park network is famous for looking after its own in bad times.
Marysville after the fire storm. Photo Craig Abraham of The Age
Bushfire threat at levels never seen before in Victoria. Courtesy Red Cross
Before the fires GoSee enjoyed a peaceful cabin for two at Marysville Caravan Park