Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING - Whans Rd, Llangothlin fire (Armidale LGA)

Posted:12/11/2019 12:38

An emergency warning is in place for a bush fire burning in the Llangothlin area.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the area of Llangothlin.

The fire is spreading quickly.

Properties are under threat.

The fire is expected to impact on the New England Highway.

Advice

If you are in the area of Llangothlin and surrounding areas, it is too late to leave.

Seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

What you need to do

Do not be in the path of the fire.
Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. Wear protective clothing and footwear. Cover all exposed skin.
If the fire impacts, seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.
If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero.
Other Information

Conditions on Tuesday 12 November will see areas across the state with severe, extreme and catastrophic fire danger. These are very dangerous conditions. Visit the NSW RFS website for more details.
For a list of evacuation centres open Tuesday 12 November visit https://www.emergency.nsw.gov.au/Pages/for-the-community/disaster-assistance/disaster-assistance.aspx.
People are encouraged to register online at Register Find Reunite https://register.redcross.org.au/ before attending evacuation centres.
For a list of school closures on Tuesday 12 November visit https://education.nsw.gov.au/public-schools/school-safety.
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 http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.

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