SA Country Fire Service

WARNING MESSAGE

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Message ID: 0002663
Time Message Issued: 12:58
Date Message Issued: 16/01/2019

Fire Origin / Fire Name: NAIRNE

BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE

Issued for NAIRNE near Sydney Road, Timmins Road and Old Princess Highway at the old Chapmans factory

This fire is causing smoke and ash to drift in the direction of the Nairne township and surrounding areas. At this stage there is no immediate threat to properties in the local area.

Public are advised to avoid this area to allow CFS crews to continue firefighting operations.

You are also advised to close all doors and windows and stay indoors if the smoke or ash is causing you concern. Be careful when driving as smoke may reduce visibilty.

For updates visit the CFS website www.cfs.sa.gov.au or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: Jan 16 2019 14:50


WHAT TO DO:

  • Check in with your family and neighbours. Smoke can be dangerous for people with respiratory or heart conditions
  • Slow down when driving and be aware there could be people, vehicles or animals on the road
  • Turn your car headlights on and close windows and outside vents

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Do not rely on a single source for warning information.

For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

End of Message


MEDIA PLEASE NOTE:

  • Emergency Warning Messages are to be broadcast immediately and then every 15 minutes following.
  • Watch and Act Messages are to be broadcast immediately and then every 30 minutes following.
  • Bushfire Advice Messages are to be broadcast at the discretion of the broadcaster.

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