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Fire Origin / Fire Name: MOSQUITO HILL


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Message ID: 0000446

Time Message Issued: 05:57
Date Message Issued: 01/01/2016

Issued for Mosquito Hill and Tooperang

CFS advises that a bushfire at Mosquito Hill in the Fleurieu Peninsula near Kokoda Road, Deep Creek Road, Trig Point Road, Olsen Road and Cleland Gully Road may threaten your safety.

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


The MOSQUITO HILL fire is contained but not controlled. The MOSQUITO HILL  fire is burning in Scrub within the fire boundary and conditions are continually changing with strong winds in the area.

The MOSQUITO HILL fire is still continuing to emit a large amount of smoke that is travelling throughout the Adelaide hills and Metropolitan area

People in the affected area are advised to close all doors and windows and stay indoors if the smoke is causing concern.

Road users are advised to use caution on the roads as smoke may reduce visibility.



What you need to do

Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan and prepare for a bushfire in your area. If your plan is to leave or you are not prepared, leave now.

Only leave 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 or call the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361.



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This message must not be broadcast after: Jan 01 2016 12:00







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