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Major Fire Updates

Advice - Gulf Road (Tenterfield LGA) 2019-11-19 15:42

Posted: 2019-11-19 15:42

A bush fire is burning in the Emmaville and Stannum areas. The fire is more than 74,500 hectares in size and is being controlled.

Current Situation

  • The fire continues to burn on multiple fronts.
  • There is fire activity near properties along Emmaville Road, Gulf Road, Pyes Creek Road, Red Hill Road and Tent Hills Road.
  • Firefighters will continue to conduct backburning to strnegthen containment lines.

Advice

  • If you are in the area of Emmaville, Pyes Creek, Bolivia and Tent Hill, monitor conditions.
  • Watch out for smoke and embers.

If you are threatened by fire

  • Do not be in the path of the fire.
  • Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. Wear protective clothing and footwear. Cover all exposed skin.
  • If the fire impacts, seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.
  • If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero.

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