Live: Fire threat eases across southern Australia

Live: Fire threat eases across southern Australia

Live: Fire threat eases across southern Australia

Updated 20 January 2013, 8:02 AEST

Fire crews in NSW and Victoria are taking advantage of cooler weather to get on top of about a dozen fires still burning across the states. Follow our live coverage for updates.

Fire crews in NSW and Victoria are taking advantage of cooler weather to get on top of about a dozen fires still burning across the states. All bushfire alerts for the two states are now on advice status with fire crews concentrating efforts on taking advantage of cooler weather to build on containment lines. Follow our live coverage for updates.