Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Kingsgate Red Range fire (Glen Innes Severn LGA)

Posted:12/09/2019 17:49

A bush fire is bushland approximately 15 kilometres east of Glen Innes, in the area of the London Bridge State Forest. The fire is spreading quickly.

Current Situation

The fire is spreading quickly through bushland in the area of the London Bridge State Forest.

Due to strong winds, the fire is causing spot fires well ahead of the main fire front.

These spot fires may threaten properties in the area of Newton Boyd.

Firefighters are working in the area, and additional crews are being sent.

Emergency Alert telephone warnings are being sent to phones in the area.

Advice

If you're in the area of Newton Boyd in the London Bridge State Forest, be aware of smoke embers.

These embers may start spot fires which could threaten you and your property.

Monitor your property for spot fires. If a spot fire starts, do what you can to extinguish it.

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

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 12/09/2019 18:30 or if the situation changes.

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