WorkSafe investigating firefighter death

WorkSafe is investigating the death of the Forest Fire Management Victoria firefighter who died on the fireground near Omeo on Saturday.

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Published: 14 January 2020

The 60-year-old was working on a recently cut fire access trail at Anglers Rest when a tree fell on him.

The fatality brings the confirmed number of workplace deaths this year to two, the same number as this time last year.