SA Country Fire Service

WARNING MESSAGE

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Message ID: 0001429
Time Message Issued: 17:32
Date Message Issued: 19/12/2017

Fire Origin / Fire Name: PARUNA

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EMERGENCY WARNING FOR A BUSHFIRE BURNING UNDER SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Issued for Browns Well

CFS advises that a serious bushfire is burning out of control at Meribah, south east of Paruna in the Murray Mallee near Moonah Bore Road, Nance Road and Detour Road.

If you are in this area you are in danger. There is a risk to your life and property.

Act now. Only leave if the path is clear to a safer place. If you can't leave, take shelter in a solid building and actively defend it.

The PARUNA fire is travelling in a easterly direction towards Moonah Bore Road.

The fire is uncontrolled and burning in Scrub. You should not enter this area as the roads may not be safe.

 

Shapes on this map image indicate the Warning Area to which this message applies.
BLUE: Advice Message; YELLOW: Watch and Act Message; RED: Emergency Warning

 

Well prepared and actively defended homes can offer safety.

Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan. If you don't have a plan, take shelter before the fire arrives as heat from the fire can kill you well before the flames reach you.

If the building catches fire, you need to get out and go to an area that has already been burnt. After the fire has passed, check around you and put out anything burning.

Stay tuned to your local ABC 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.

This message will be updated once the situation changes or by: 19/12/2017 19:30

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