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WARNING MESSAGE

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BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY WARNING

Fire Origin / Fire Name: MOSQUITO HILL

Message ID: 0000435

Time Message Issued: 15:03
Date Message Issued: 31/12/2015

Note 1: The Standard Emergency Warning Signal (SEWS) is to be played for 5 seconds prior to this Emergency Warning being read on air.

Note 2: The following message is to be read on air verbatim immediately and then at 15-minute intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this fire.

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EMERGENCY WARNING FOR A BUSHFIRE BURNING UNDER EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS

Issued for Mosquito Hill

CFS advises that a serious bushfire is burning out of control at Currency Creek Fleurieu Peninsula near Mosquito Hill Road, Kokoda Road and Goolwa Road.

This Bushfire Emergency Warning Message is in place for the following area(s) Mosquito Hill.

The MOSQUITO HILL fire is travelling in a Easterly direction direction towards Currency Creek. There is a risk to lives and homes.

The uncontrolled fire is burning in Stubble.

 

What you need to do

Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan. Take shelter before the fire arrives as radiant heat can kill you well before the flames reach you.

Only leave if the path is clear to a safe place.

You should not enter this area as the roads may not be safe.

Homes that are situated and constructed or modified to withstand a bushfire, and that are prepared to the highest level and actively defended, may provide safety.

Stay tuned to this radio station on a battery-powered radio for updates.

For information about bushfires, check the CFS website www.cfs.sa.gov.au or call the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361.

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This message must not be broadcast after: 31/12/2015 16:58

Stay informed

Look and listen for information on television, radio, internet, mobile phones and by speaking with neighbours.

Do not rely on a single source for emergency warning information.

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