Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Gulf Rd (Tenterfield LGA)

Posted:10/11/2019 18:02

A bush fire is burning in the Gulf Road, Torrington area. The fire has burnt more than 54,200 hectares and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire has impacted the town of Torrington.

The New England Highway has reopened between Tenterfield and Deepwater at reduced speeds.

Advice

If you are in Torrington Road and McGowans Road, watch out for smoke and embers.

If you are in the areas of Torrington, Stannum, Bolivia Hill, Silent Grove and Pyes Creek Road near the New England Highway, monitor conditions. Follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan and prepare for a bush fire in your area.

If your plan is to leave, or you are not prepared, leave early if the path is clear.

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.
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 10/11/2019 20:00 or if the situation changes.

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