Ballarat weekend report: March 16

WEATHER

Conditions will be cooler today with a minimum temperature of 8 degrees and a late shower forecast. It will reach a top of 17 later.

POLICE

The Ballarat CIU is investigating a knife incident that occurred in Ballarat overnight. Otherwise police had a fairly quiet night in the central business district.

SES

Ballarat got off lightly from yesterday's stormy weather, but the SES still responded to two calls for assistance across the region. At 3.30pm they cleared a tree blocking a road at Allendale. Crews later attended a house at Brown Hill which sustained minor building damage from the wind. 

FIRE

Firefighters had a quiet night with no major incidents.

AMBULANCE

Paramedics also reported a quiet night

TRAINS

Although there are disruptions to some regional lines this morning, Ballarat has good service.

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