Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING
EMERGENCY WARNING - Riches Av, Woodford (Blue Mountains LGA)

Posted:08/11/2019 14:50

A bush fire is burning in the Riches Avenue, Woodford area. The fire is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning south of the Great Western Highway, in the Woodford area.

Under these conditions, fires can be difficult to control. Embers may be blown ahead of the fire, creating spot fires. These spot fires may threaten your home earlier than the predicted main fire front.

Advice

If you are in the area around Leumeah Road, Park Road, Mona Road and Riches Avenue seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

Put your Bush Fire Survival Plan into action. 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 08/11/2019 15:20 or if the situation changes.

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