Message from the Chief Commissioner

Victoria Police Bush Fire Death Toll - Update 9:45am

Release date: Tue 10 February 2009

Last updated: Tue 10 February 2009

Police can now confirm that 173 people have perished in the bushfires across the state.

Police have confirmed deaths in the following areas;

Municipality Located

Total

Arthurs Creek

3

Callignee

11

Callignee Upper

1

Clonbinane

1

Eaglehawk

1

Flowerdale

4

Hazeldene

2

Hazelwood

4

Heathcote Junction

1

Humevale

6

Jeeralang

1

Kinglake

35

Kinglake West

4

Koornalla

4

Marysville

15

Muudgegonga

2

Narbethong

9

St Andrews

22

Steeles Creek

7

Strathewen

30

Taggerty

3

Unknown

2

Wondong

4

Yarra Glen

1

Total

173

 

 

 

Senior Constable Leeanne Clinton

Media Officer

 
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