Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Kangawalla fire, near Shannon Vale (Glen Innes Severn LGA)

Posted:09/11/2019 16:20

A bush fire is burning in the Shannon Vale area. The fire is over 8,100 hectares and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in Shannon Vale and Wytaliba area.

The fire burned in an easterly direction towards Newton Boyd, the Henry River area and the Mann River area.

Crews are working to hold the fire south of the Gwydir Highway.

Advice

If you are in the area of Wytabliba, monitor conditions. Watch out for burning embers which may start spot fires ahead of the main fire front.

Check and follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan. If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation changes.

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 09/11/2019 18:20 or if the situation changes.

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