Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

An Emergency Warning has been issued for a fire burning near Lakes Way near Tuncurry, north of Forster.

Current Situation

There is a fire burning in the area of the Lakes Way at Tuncurry, near Tuncurry Golf Course.

The fire may threaten the area of Racecourse Estate and North Tuncurry.

The Lakes Way is closed due to fire and smoke. Firefighters are working to protect homes in the area, including along the Lakes Way.

The fire is believed to have been started from a spotfire at the Aerodrome Road fire at Nabiac, under today's windy conditions.

Advice

If you are in the area of Racecourse Estate and North Tuncurry, seek shelter if the fire impacts on your property. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire.

Monitor conditions and follow your bush fire survival plan.

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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