Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING - Kaloe Mountain Trail (Clarence Valley LGA)

Posted:06/12/2019 17:50

A bush fire is burning in the 50km west of Grafton area. The fire is more than 108,000 hectares in size and is being controlled.

Current Situation

The fire is burning over a large area.
Fire activity has increased in the area of Jackadgery.
The fire has crossed the Gwydir Highway, in the area of Purgatory Creek Road.
The Gwydir Highway is closed between Bald Knob and Jackadgery due to fire fighting activity, falling trees and rock slips. This closure will remain in place until further notice.

If you are area of Jackadgery Gap, seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.
If you are in the area of Cangai, Jackadgery and along Gorge Road East of the Grange State Forest, continue to monitor the fire over the next few days.
Check and follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan. If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation changes. Leaving early is your safest option.
Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Stay up to date on bush fires in your area by checking the NSW RFS website, 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 Live Traffic NSW. Roads may be closed without warning.
Monitor weather conditions and weather warnings at Bureau of Meteorology.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 06/12/2019 18:30 or if the situation changes.

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