Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING - Gulf Rd (Tenterfield LGA)

Posted:08/11/2019 21:06

A bush fire is burning in the Gulf Road, Torrington area. The fire has burnt more than 34,000 hectares and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is currently impacting Torrington, Stannum and Silent Grove Road at multiple locations.

The fire is moving east towards Pyes Creek and Clive.

Firefighters are conducting property protection in the Silent Grove Road, Torrington and Stannum area, assisted by waterbombing aircraft.

Advice

If you are in the areas of Torrington, Stannum, Silent Grove, Wolfram Hill, Tungsten, Maids Valley and Mole River, seek shelter if the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

Check and follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan and prepare for a bush fire in your area. If your plan is to leave, or you are not prepared, leave early.

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 21:40 or if the situation changes.


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