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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.


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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 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

Stay informed

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.

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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