Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING - Gum Scrub (Port Macquarie-Hastings LGA)

Posted:09/11/2019 16:00

An emergency warning is in place for a bush fire burning in the Cooperabung and Telegraph Point area, north of Port Macquarie.

Current Situation

The fire is burning north of the Wilson River, in the Cooperabung and Telegraph Point area.

The fire has breached containment lines and crossed Red Hill Road.

It is burning towards the area of Sun Valley Road and Federation Way.

Advice

If you are in the area of Sun Valley Road and Federation Way Cooperabung and your plan is leave, or you are not prepared, leave now towards Port Macquarie.

Know what you will do if the fire threatens. Check and refresh your bush fire survival plan.

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.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
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 09/11/2019 16:30 or if the situation changes.

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