Major Fire Updates
Advice - Long Gully Rd, Drake (Tenterfield LGA) 2019-10-15 11:04Advice - Long Gully Rd, Drake (Tenterfield LGA)
A bush fire is burning in the Drake and Ewingar area. The fire is currently over 74,050 hectares in size and contained.
The fire crossed Clarence River and burnt in an easterly direction through the Keybarbin State Forest and Mount Belmore State Forest, towards Coonngbar and Wyan Creek.
Firefighters have now contained the fire.
Some rainfall fell over the fireground over the weekend, which saw minimal fire activity.
If you are in the areas of Ewingar, Broadwater Flat, Keybarbin State Forest and the Mount Belmore State Forest continue to monitor the situation.
- For Disaster Welfare assistance or queries, contact the Disaster Welfare Assistance Line on 1800 018 444. Hours of operation: Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30pm https://www.emergency.nsw.gov.au/Pages/for-the-community/disaster-assistance/disaster-assistance.aspx.
- If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
- Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
- For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.