Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Emergency Warning

Emergency Warning - Bees Nest fire (Armidale LGA)

Posted:06/09/2019 22:04

A bush fire is burning north of Ebor. The fire is currently more than 16,800 hectares and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire continues to burn north of Ebor, along the western side of Armidale Road and in the vicinity of Marengo Road.

A strong south westerly change is moving across the fireground. This change is increasing fire activity.

The fire is now moving in a north easterly direction towards Tyringham, Merengo, Hernani, Meldrum and Dundarrabin

Crews remain on site contacting residents and slowing the spread of fire.

Advice

Residents of Tyringham, Merengo, Hernani, Meldrum and Dundarrabin should seek shelter as the fire approaches.

Take shelter in a solid structure when the fire front arrives. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

After the fire front has passed patrol your property and extinguish any spot fires.

If you are caught in the path of the fire, you may die or be injured.

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.
For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.



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