Yarra Ranges Council facility closures due to extreme fire danger rating

The jets will be off at Warburton Water World today. Picture: ON FILE

Yarra Ranges Council is closing a number of their services due to today’s extreme weather.

With today’s Extreme Fire Danger Rating, the water jets at Warburton Water World will not be operating.

Yarra Ranges Council’s other water play parks – in Seville and at Lillydale Lake – will have their jets on today, for anyone looking for a place to cool off.

Bookaburra session today in Mount Evelyn will not run

L2P driving sessions will be unavailable

Maternal Child Health Offices in Healesville, Upwey, Belgrave, Montrose, Monbulk, Yarra Junction, Wandin will be closed from midday.

The Arts Centre in Warburton will be closed this evening.

Please remember to be sun-smart today – wear high SPF sunscreen, hats and protective clothing, spend time in the shade and remember to drink plenty of water.

If you need somewhere cool to go, away from the sun, shopping centres, movie theatres and Council venues have air conditioning.

Today is also a day of total fire ban. Visit the CFA website at cfa.vic.gov.au for information on what you can – and can’t – do today.