Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

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

Posted:08/11/2019 13:08

A bush fire is burning in the area of Hillville, south of Taree, and is speading quickly. The fire has crossed the Pacific Highway.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the area of Hillville, south of Taree.

The fire has crossed the Pacific Highway and is spreading quickly in an easterly direction.

The fire is burning towards the areas of Rainbow Flat, Diamond Beach, Possum Brush, Tallwoods Village, Hallidays Point.

Advice

If you are in the area of Rainbow Flat, Diamond Beach, Possum Brush, Tallwoods Village, Hallidays Point, shelter as the fire approaches. Seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

Other Information

Evacuation Centres have been opened in Club Taree (121 Wingham Road, Taree) and Tuncurry Bowling Club (21 Parkes Street, Tuncurry). People are encouraged to register online at Register Find Reunite https://register.redcross.org.au/ before attending the evacuation centre. The Centres open at 0900hrs Friday 8 November.
Schools in the area may be indirectly impacted by fire due to road access. Visit https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/school-safety for more 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 08/11/2019 13:30 or if the situation changes.

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