BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE
Message ID: 0001793
Time Message Issued: 18:35
Date Message Issued: 08/02/2018
Fire Origin / Fire Name: MIDDLE RIVER
Issued for Middle River
CFS advises that a bushfire at Middle River on Kangaroo Island near North Coast Road may threaten your safety.
Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan. If you are not prepared, leave now. Only leave if the path is clear to a safer place.
The MIDDLE RIVER fire is travelling in a easterly direction towards North Coast Road and the coast.The fire is uncontrolled and burning in scrub and grasslands and conditions are continually changing, Fire Crews will be working through the night constructing control lines and working to contain the spread of the fire. There are road blocks in place and 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.
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: Feb 09 2018 09:00