Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Carrai East (Kempsey LGA)

Posted:14/11/2019 14:45

A bush fire is burning in the Willi Willi area. The fire is more than 94,000 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

A bush fire is burning in the Willi Willi area, to the west of Kempsey.
Firefighters continue working to protect property and establish containment lines.

If you are in the area of Lower Creek, Upper Colombatti Creek or west of Kempsey, monitor conditions.
Follow advice from firefighters in the area.
Follow your bush fire survival plan and know what you will do if fire threatens.
What you need to do

If you are threatened by fire, you may not get assistance.
If you are in these areas and your plan is to leave, or your property is not prepared, leave towards a safer location.
Safer locations include built up areas, well away from bushland.
If you are unable to leave, identify a safer location which may be nearby. This may include a cleared area well away from bushland, or an identified Neighbourhood Safer Place
Avoid bushland areas.
If you are threatened by fire

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 (000).
Other Information

For a list of evacuation centres visit
People are encouraged to register online at Register Find Reunite before attending evacuation centres.
For a list of school closures visit
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 Roads may be closed without warning.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 14/11/2019 15:30 or if the situation changes.

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