Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Werri Berri (Bega Valley LGA)

Posted:30/12/2019 16:28

A bush fire is burning in the Werri Berri area. The fire is currently out of control.

Current Situation

There is a fast moving bush fire, to the north of Bemboka.
Embers are starting spot fires ahead of the main fire front.

If you are in the area of Bemboka and Numbugga, watch out for embers and spot fires.
Monitor the changing conditions.
Follow your bush fire survival plan and know what you will do if the fire threatens.
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).
If you are in an area that has already been affected by fire, there may be small areas of active fire burning for some time. Be aware of the dangers of trees and branches falling.
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.
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.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 30/12/2019 18:30 or if the situation changes.

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