Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act
Watch and Act - Bills Crossing Crowdy (Mid-Coast LGA)

Posted:08/11/2019 10:40

A bush fire is burning in the Crowdy Bay National Park area. The fire is currently 2,077 hectares in size and is being controlled.

Current Situation

The fire has burnt across to the coast and continues to burn. It is moving in a southerly direction towards Crowdy Head Road and north towards Kylie Road.

The fire is continuing to spread and fire activity is increasing.

Advice

If you are in the areas of Harrington or Crowdy Head, monitor conditions and know what you will do if the fire approaches.

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.

Diamond Head camping area is closed.

Kylies Beach is currently closed.

Other Information

Evacuation Centres have been opened in Club Taree (121 Wingham Road Taree) and Tuncurry Bowling Club 21 Parkes Street Tuncurry. People wishing to self evacuate are asked to register online at Register Find Reunite https://register.redcross.org.au/ before attending the evacuation centre. The Centres will close at 9pm and open again on Friday November 8 at 9am.
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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