Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

MERGENCY WARNING - Wandsworth fire, Ben Lomand area (Armidale LGA)

Posted:08/11/2019 19:31

An emergency warning is in place for a fast moving bush fire burning in the area of Wandsworth, south-west of Glen Innes. The fire is more than 4,000 hectares and out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in the Wandsworth area and is burning in an easterly direction.

Spot fires are starting ahead of the main fire front.

The fire is burning towards the area of Ben Lomand.

Advice

If you are in the area of Wandsworth and Ben Lomand, monitor conditions and watch out for spot fires. These spot fires may threaten your property ahead of the main fire front. Seek shelter if the fire impacts on your property.

Check and follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan. If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation changes. Leaving early is your safest option.

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 20:00 or if the situation changes.


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