Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Clyde Mountain (Eurobodalla LGA)

Posted:01/02/2020 15:21

A bush fire is burning in the Clyde Mountain area south of the Kings Highway through to the Deua River Valley. The fire is more than 97,800 hectares in size and is being controlled.

Current Situation

Firefighters continue working to slow the spread of the fire, efforts are focused on maintaining the current extent of fire. There has been increasing activity in the Deua Valley and west of Moruya.
A return of hot and windy conditions is forecast today.
This fire has merged with the Badja Forest Road fire in the south.
Advice

Kings Highway, Nelligen, Batemans Bay to North Moruya

There has been an increase of flare ups in unburnt pockets, well within the burnt areas.
Monitor the conditions.
Deau River Valley, Mogendoura, West Moruya, Wamban, Kiora and Moruya

Monitor the conditions, there has been some increasing fire activity.
Know what you will do if the fire threatens.
The fire continues to burn through pockets of unburnt bush, be alert for embers and spot fires.
Be alert for falling trees and branches.
Leaving early is your safest option. Leaving late may be dangerous.
Woola and Nobbies Island

Monitor conditions.
Know what you will do if the fire threatens.
Fire continues to burn in the area be alert for embers and spot fires.
Be alert for falling trees and branches.
Leaving early is your safest option. Leaving late may be dangerous.
If you are threatened by fire

Do not be in the path of the fire.
Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. Wear protective clothing and footwear. Cover all exposed skin.
If the fire impacts, seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.
If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000).
Other Information

Stay up to date on bush fires in your area by checking the NSW RFS website, listening to your local radio station, or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
Before visiting national parks, check for closures at NSW Parks and Wildlife Service.
People with respiratory conditions who are affected by bush fire smoke should activate their health management plan and seek medical advice if necessary. Take precautions, such as staying indoors and closing windows.
For information on road closures, check Live Traffic NSW. Roads may be closed without warning.
Monitor weather conditions and weather warnings at Bureau of Meteorology.
For disaster assistance and recovery information, check Emergency NSW.

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