Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Old Glen Innes Rd, Newton Boyd (Clarence Valley LGA)

Posted:10/11/2019 15:04


A bush fire is burning in the Old Glen Innes Road, Newton Boyd area. The fire is currently 6,600 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

A fire burning in the Newton Boyd area has crossed the Boyd River.

The fire has continued to burn in an easterly and north easterly direction towards Coutts Crossing.

Firefighters are protecting properties on Old Glen Innes Road, south of Newton Boyd, and around Coutts Crossing.

This fire may join the Liberation Trail fire.

Smoke and embers may affect Dalmorton, Buccurumby, Glens Creek and Nymboida.

Advice

If you are in area of Newton Boyd and Coutts Crossing, monitor conditions and watch out for spot fires.

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 10/11/2019 17:10 or if the situation changes.

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