Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Emergency Warning - Kildare Rd, Tenterfield (Tenterfield LGA)

Posted:08/10/2019 13:32

A bush fire is burning in the area of Kildare Rd, Tenterfield and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the vicinity of Kildare Rd west of Tenterfield.

The fire is moving in an easterly direction towards Tenterfield under strong westerly winds.

Advice

Residents in the area of Kildare Rd and the western side of Tenterfield township should take shelter when the fire arrives and protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

Monitor conditions in your area. Under strong winds, embers may be blown ahead of the fire front, creating spot fires. These spot fires may threaten your home earlier than the predicted main fire front.

Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 08/10/2019 14:00 or if the situation changes.

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