Source: SA Country Fire Service

Prepare to leave
Watch and Act - Bushfire
Issued on 23 Dec 2023 18:54

Issued for
Avenue Range near Kingston in the States South East.

Warning level
Watch and Act - Bushfire - Prepare to Leave

Prepare to leave. Take action now as this bushfire may threaten your safety. Check that the path is clear and go to a safer place. Do not enter this area as conditions are dangerous.

The AVENUE RANGE bushfire is uncontrolled. This stubble fire is burning in a North West direction towards Avenue Range Road, Mail Bridge Rd, Reedy Creek, and Blackford. Conditions are continually changing.

For updates, check the CFS website at or phone the Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

Warning area

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
This message will be updated as the situation changes or before 23/12/2023 20:53
Message ID 0007250

Homes that have been built to withstand a bushfire, and are prepared to the highest level, may provide safety.

You may lose power, water, phone and data connections.

Fire crews are responding but you should not expect a firefighter at your door.

What you should do
Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan.
Protect yourself from the fire's heat - put on protective clothing.
Tell family or friends of your plans.
If you are leaving
Leave now, don't delay.
Roads may become blocked or access may change. Smoke will reduce visibility.
Secure your pets for travel.
If you become stuck in your car, park away from bushes, cover yourself, get onto the floor as the windows may break from the intense heat.
If you are not leaving - prepare to defend
Identify a safe place inside, with more than one exit, before the fire arrives. Keep moving away from the heat of the fire.
Bring pets inside and restrain them.
Move flammable materials such as doormats, wheelie bins and outdoor furniture away from your house.
Close doors and windows to keep smoke out.
If you have sprinklers, turn them on to wet the areas.
If the building catches fire, go to an area already burnt. Check around you for anything burning.
Stay informed
CFS website
Information Hotline 1800 362 361
For hearing or speech impaired users, phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 1800 362 361
For teletype service TTY 133 677 then ask for 1800 362 361
CFS on Facebook or X
Alert SA Mobile App
On local ABC radio, FIVEaa, or one of our other Emergency Broadcast Partners
For emergencies call Triple Zero (000).

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