Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act

Watch and Act - Shark Creek 2 (Clarence Valley LGA)

Posted:09/09/2019 09:33

A bush fire is burning in the Shark Creek area. The fire is currently 3,700 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in a north easterly direction and has crossed Brooms Head Road.

Strong winds are expected to impact the fireground today, with the strongest gusts expected in the evening. Crews will continue working today to slow the spread of the fire and establish containment lines.

Brooms Head Road remains open under contraflow. The road may be closed at short notice.

Advice

People in areas of Wooloweyah and Angourie should monitor conditions for smoke and embers. Know what you'll do if the fire threatens.

Homes can offer safety. Continue to monitor the situation and follow 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 09/09/2019 11:30 or if the situation changes.


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