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Total fire ban in place around the region

A total fire ban is in place across the Northern Country, Mallee and Wimmera today.

It comes as Bendigo's expected to hit 40 degrees today.

It's the first total fire ban since summer official started while the danger rating is extreme in the Mallee and severe in the Wimmera and Nothern Country.

Meantime there are changes along the Bendigo line due to the weather with extreme heat timetables in force today.

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