Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Emergency Warning
Emergency Warning - Moorebank Av, Holsworthy (Liverpool LGA)

Posted:14/04/2018 15:48

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An out of control bush fire is burning in the vicinity of Moorebank Avenue and Somercotes Court at Holsworthy, Wattle Grove.

Current Situation

A fast moving bush fire is travelling in a south easterly direction, in the vicinity of Moorebank Road at Wattle Grove.

Residents in the Wattle Grove community and the Holsworthy military complex are advised to shelter in place. It is too late to leave.

Emergency Alert messages are being sent to people in the area.

The fire is producing smoke and embers, which may impact homes in Voyager Point, Pleasure Point, Sandy Point and Picnic Point. Residents in these areas should remain vigilant. Follow your bush fire survival plan.

Aircraft are being deployed to assist firefighters on the ground.

Advice

Put your Bush Fire Survival Plan into action. If you do not have a Bush Fire Survival Plan, know what you will do if the fire threatens your property.

Well prepared and actively defended homes can offer safety during the fire.

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.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.

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