SMOKE may be visible in the Ballarat region today as planned burns are carried out in Mount Clear, Beaufort and Hepburn.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI), Parks Victoria and CFA advise that planned burns will be carried out in Green Hills Road, Mount Clear, Dead Horse Gully Road, the Granite track in Beaufort and the Yandoit track in Hepburn.
Residents are being warned that smoke may still be visible in the coming days.
Planned burns reduce the risk of bushfire to people, property and communities.
For information about planned burning in Victoria visit www.depi.vic.gov.au/burns.