Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Carrai Creek (Armidale LGA)

Posted:09/11/2019 13:58

A bush fire is burning in the Carrai Creek area. The fire is more than 124,000 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire breached containment lines on the northern side, in the Lower Creek area.

On Friday the fire burnt in an easterly direction towards Comara.

Overnight a southerly change pushed the fire in a northerly direction.

There is fire to the north of Bells Flat and Kangaroo Flat due to the Stockyard Flat fire.

Advice

If you are in the area of Lower Creek, watch out for spot fires. Burning embers may start spot fires ahead of the main fire front.

If you are in the area of Bells Flat and Kangaroo Flat, monitor the situation. Put your bush fire survival plan into action.

Access to the east of Armidale Road is blocked due to 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 09/11/2019 16:00 or if the situation changes.

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