Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING - Liberation Trail (Clarence Valley LGA)

Posted:08/11/2019 21:31

A bush fire is burning in the Chaelundi State Forest and Marara State Forest, west of Nymboida. The fire has burnt more than 49,000 hectares and is spreading.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the Chaelundi State Forest and Marara State Forest, west of Nymbodia and south of the Boyd River.

The fire has burnt through the area of Nymboida, and is burning towards the area of Coutts Crossing.

Advice

If you are in the Nymboida Area, including the Armidale Road, Glens Creek Road and Frickers Road, seek shelter if the fire impacts on your property. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

If you are in the area of Coutts Crossing, Obx Creek or Chambigne and you are not prepared, leave now towards Grafton.

Watch out for spot fires which may start ahead of the main fire front.

Check 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.
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 08/11/2019 22:00 or if the situation changes.


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