Vail’s Orange Lake resort is set to reopen next week, after an overnight lockdown by the Bureau of Meteorology caused the resort to be closed for the second time in less than a week.
Key points:Vail’s resort is scheduled to reopen after a lockdown by bureauA total of five people were reported dead at the resort last nightAn ABC investigation found the Bureau’s report was not credibleThe Bureau of meteorology reported a tropical cyclone on the island of Vail, in the Southern Highlands of Victoria.
Vail Police have confirmed that five people died in the Vail Fire Station during a lockdown on the Orange Lake Fire Station at the end of last week.
“The evacuation order has been lifted and we are preparing to reopen tomorrow,” Vail Police Deputy Superintendent David Goulburn said.
The department is in contact with all local government, local government organisations, emergency services and local residents.
A Vail resort spokeswoman said a total of 5 people died at the Vaull Fire Station, and that there were five fatalities at the Orange Fire Station.
A spokesman for Vail Health said five people had been confirmed dead at a Vaulli fire station.
“Our first priority is the health and well-being of our guests,” the spokesman said.
“We are also doing everything possible to provide a safe and comfortable environment to our guests and staff.”
Topics:resorts,resort-and-hotel,resorts-and andamp;community-and/or-society,melbourne-3000,vic,australiaFirst posted November 04, 2019 06:38:38Contact Lisa McElroyMore stories from Victoria