Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Kian Road fire (Nambucca LGA)

Posted:10/11/2019 14:51

A bush fire is burning to the south west of Bowraville. The fire is more than 15,250 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in an easterly direction towards Warrell Creek.

A number of local roads may be closed or blocked due to falling trees.

South Arm Road is closed to the west, from the Williams Hill Road intersection.

Advice

If you are in the area of Congarinni Road and Warrell Creek Road and your plan is to leave, or you are not prepared, leave now towards Macksville.

If you are in the area of Bowraville, Congarinni North, Argents Hill, Buckra Bendinni, South Arm and McHughs Creek Valleys, watch out for smoke and embers.

Put your bush fire survival plan into action. If you don't have a survival plan, know what you will do if the fire threatens.

Evacuation Centres

An evacuation centre is open Sunday 10 November at Anglican Church Bowraville - Young Street, Bowraville.
People are encouraged to register online at Register Find Reunite https://register.redcross.org.au/ before attending evacuation centres.
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 10/11/2019 16:00 or if the situation changes.

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