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North East Fire Camera Network
The North East Bushfire Camera Network was¬†funded through an Australian Federal Government grant under the Digital Regions Initiative¬†scheme. The grant was initiated and the system implementation was coordinated by Towong Shire Council in consultation with DEPI, Parks Victoria, CFA and SP Ausnet.
The project deploys a bushfire spotting camera network across the Towong Shire to facilitate early detection of fires so as to enable early response planning and resource coordination. Such a network assists with improved fire detection and coordination of bushfire response by the Department of Sustainability and Environment, Country Fire Authority and the Towong Shire Council. The camera network is linked to the DSE emergency management centres at Tallangatta and Corryong.¬†
Images and weather data is available at this site http://www.northeastfirecams.com/. Any user can enter the site and obtain up to the minute weather information. Panoramic images are also available from each of the viewing sites at Tallangatta Lookout, Mt Mittamatite, Mt Benambra, and Mt Granya.
This website has been funded through an Australian Federal Government grant under the Digital Regions Initiative¬†scheme. The grant was initiated and the system implementation was coordinated by Towong Shire Council¬†in consultation with DEPI, Parks Victoria and CFA and SP Ausnet