Source: VIC Emergency



Issued Today at 9:36 PM.
This Watch & Act message is for Brooklyn, Altona Gate.

There is a building fire in Nolan Ave.

Anyone located in Nolan Ave should take shelter indoors immediately.
What you should do:

Close all exterior doors and windows.
Turn off heating and cooling systems are turned off.
Close fireplaces and vents.
You should avoid the warning area.
Bring your pets indoors.
Keep the roads clear so emergency services can respond.

Impacts in your area:

The following roads are closed: Nolan Ave.
Emergency Services [will/may] remain in the area.
Traffic in the area [may/will] be affected.

This message was issued by Metropolitan Fire Brigade.

The next update is expected by 10pm or as the situation changes.

If you can smell smoke, please note:

Smoke can affect people's health.
People with heart or lung conditions (including asthma), children, pregnant women and older people are more sensitive to the effects of breathing in smoke.
People with existing heart or lung conditions (including asthma) should follow the treatment plan advised by the doctor.

Health information:

If you need medical advice for burns or exposure to smoke, seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call Triple Zero (000).

If you cannot smell smoke you are not likely to be exposed to smoke and it will therefore not affect you.

Use multiple sources to stay informed:

www.emergency.vic.gov.au.
VicEmergency Hotline - freecall 1800 226 226.
VicEmergency app.
Facebook or Twitter (#vicfires).
Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.

Accessibility:
The following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency.

To access this information in other languages call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.
If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the VicEmergency Hotline.



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