Ballarat breakfast report: December 23

WEATHER

The weather is continuing along on its inconsistent path. 

Glimpses of sunshine came through last week but today we can expect a gloomy 17-degrees with scattered showers. 

However, we can expect some nice weather on  Christmas day with a top of 28-degrees and a very low chance of rain predicted. 

POLICE

Ballarat Police had another quiet night last night with nothing to report. 

It comes after another quiet weekend for the local police force. Friday night's Operation Tradie, a blitz on anti-social behaviour,  was deemed a success by the police with no major incidents reported.

However, a man in Kurunjang is feeling lucky after a car crashed through the front door of his house overnight. The vehicle narrowly missed his bedroom where he was sound asleep. 

The driver of the vehicle underwent a breath test and recorded a blood alcohol reading of .133

FIRE

It was a busy night for Ballarat fire crews. 

The first call out was to a fire at Mount Rowan where fire crews put out a small truck fire. The truck was believed to be a rental vehicle. Crews from Miners Rest, Wendouree and Ballarat City attended the blaze. 

Two further call outs to false alarms kept fire crews busy. 

AMBULANCE

Nothing to report from overnight. 

TRAINS

All trains are running on time according to V/line website. 

TOP STORIES

Daylesford farewells Stuart Rattle

'Operation Tradie' a success, police say

Shops prepare for last-minute Christmas rush

ON THE AGENDA

Today we are attending the opening of the new water park facility. It is opening just in time for the hot weather.

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