Source: VIC Country Fire Authority

This Watch & Act message is being issued for Cabbage Tree Creek, Cape Conran, Marlo.

There is a bushfire at Cabbage Tree Creek Road that is not yet under control.

The bushfire is travelling in a south-easterly direction towards Cape Conran.

This is an updated warning that replaces the Advice message previously issued at 1200 today.

Firefighters have been unable to stop the spread of the fire.

Don't wait, leaving now is the safest option - conditions may change and get worse very quickly. Emergency Services may not be able to help you if you decide to stay.

What you should do:
When you leave remember to take your pets, mobile phone and medications.

Travel to the home of family or friends that are away from the warning area or Orbost.

Keep the roads clear so emergency services can respond.
If you are away from home do not return.
Monitor conditions for changes in the situation.
Impacts in your area:
Firefighters are continuing to work to stop the spread of this fire
The Cape Conran National Park is CLOSED
Trees can be extremely hazardous during a bushfire or high winds. Avoid standing, parking or travelling areas of fire effected trees.
This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.

The next update is expected by 12/08/2018 02:00 am or as the situation changes.

Health information:
If you need medical advice for burns or exposure to smoke, seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call 000.
Smoke information:
Smoke can affect people's health.
People with heart or lung conditions (including asthma), children, pregnant women and older people are more sensitive to the effects of breathing in smoke.
People with existing heart or lung conditions (including asthma) should follow the treatment plan advised by the doctor.
Stay informed:
Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
Call the VicEmergency Hotline to talk to someone about this warning on freecall 1800 226 226.
People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have a speech/communication impairment can contact VicEmergency Hotline via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.
For help with English, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to telephone VicEmergency Hotline. If you know someone who cannot speak English, provide them with this number.
Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfires) or Facebook.

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