Fire Origin / Fire Name: MOSQUITO HILL

Message ID: 0000440

Time Message Issued: 17:58
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is to be read on air verbatim immediately and then at 15-minute intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this fire.

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Issued for Mosquito Hill and Tooperang

CFS advises that a serious bushfire is burning out of control at Mosquito Hill near Kokoda Road, Deep Creek Road, Olsen Road and Cleland Gully Road.

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

The MOSQUITO HILL fire is travelling in a North Easterly direction towards Mosquito Hill and Tooperang. There is a risk to lives and homes.

The uncontrolled fire is burning in Scrub.


What you need to do

Check and follow your bushfire survival plan. Take shelter when the fire arrives and protect yourself from the fires heat.

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

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

Well prepared and actively defended homes can offer 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: Dec 31 2015 20:00

Stay informed

Fires can threaten suddenly and without warning. Be prepared to enact your Bushfire Survival Plan without receiving an emergency warning.

The CFS cannot guarantee a fire truck will be there to protect your property so you need to:

  • Know what the bushfire dangers are for your area - visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au/incidents
  • On a daily basis, know the Fire Danger Rating for your area and what you need to do - visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au/firebans
  • Act decisively the moment you know there is danger
  • Watch for signs of fire, especially smoke and flames
  • Put your Bushfire Survival Plan into action (avoid a 'wait and see' response)

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.

Please do not reply to this email - this mailbox is not checked regularly.

For media enquiries telephone the CFS Media Line on (08) 8212 9849.

Further information:
Contact the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361, for hearing or speech impaired users, phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 1300 362 361 or teletype service TTY 133 677 then ask for 1300 362 361.
Other options are available at National Relay Service.
Or visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au

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