Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Emergency Warning

Emergency Warning - Fire Trail Rd, Castlereagh (Penrith LGA)

Posted:04/10/2019 15:50

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A bush fire is burning around Fire Trail Road, Castlereagh. The fire is out of control.

Current Situation

A bush fire is burning in the area of Devlin Road and is moving in a north westerly direction towards Tickner Street and Richards Road.

Firefighters are being assisted by waterbombing aircraft, including the Large Air Tanker. Heavy smoke is visible in the area.

Strong south easterly winds may blow embers ahead of the fire and create spot fires. These may threaten your home earlier than the predicted main fire front.

Advice

People in the areas around Tickner Street, Devlin Road, Richards Road should take shelter as the fire arrives. If you do not have a Bush Fire Survival Plan, know what you will do if the fire threatens your property.

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

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 04/10/2019 16:15 or if the situation changes.



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