Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING - Hillville Rd, Hillville (Mid-Coast LGA)

Posted:07/11/2019 16:23

A bush fire is burning in the Hillville Road, Hillville area. The fire is more than 1 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

A fire is burning on the western side of the Pacific Highway, north of Possum Brush.

The fire is burning in the Talawahl Nature Reserve, moving in an easterly direction towards the Highway.

Smoke and embers may create spot fires ahead of the main fire front. These spot fires may threaten your home earlier than the predicted main fire front.

Advice

If you are in the areas of Possum Brush Road and Talawahl seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

If you are in the area of Hallidays Point or Corrigan, be aware of smoke and embers.

Well prepared, actively defended homes can offer safety during the fire.

Check and follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan. If you do not have a Bush Fire Survival Plan, know what you will do if the fire threatens your property.

If you plan to leave, or you are not prepared, leave early.

Other Information

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.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 07/11/2019 17:00 or if the situation changes.

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