Source: SA Country Fire Service

Time Message Issued: 19:33
Date Message Issued: 24/01/2021

Fire Origin / Fire Name: CHERRY GARDENS, HICKS HILL ROAD

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EMERGENCY WARNING FOR A BUSHFIRE BURNING UNDER EXTREME WEATHER CONDITIONS
Issued for Hicks Hill Road, Orchard Road, Lewis Street, Frith Road near Cherry Gardens
You are now in danger. Take shelter in a solid building. Do not leave or enter this area in a vehicle or on foot. It is too late to leave as the roads will not be safe.

Conditions are dangerous and firefighters are now unable to prevent the fire spreading. Shelter before the fire arrives as heat can kill you well before the flames reach you.

The CHERRY GARDENS, HICKS HILL ROAD fire is uncontrolled. This scrub fire is burning in a North Easterly direction towards Strathalbyn Road Echunga, Strathalbyn Road Mylor, Biggs Flat. Conditions are continually changing.

Shapes on this map image indicate the Warning Area to which this message applies.
YELLOW: Advice Message; ORANGE: Watch and Act Message; RED: Emergency Warning

For updates listen to your local ABC radio station on a battery powered radio, visit the CFS website www.cfs.sa.gov.au or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

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