Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act
Watch and Act - Green Wattle Creek and The Peaks fires, Lake Burragorang area (Wollondilly LGA)

Posted:02/12/2019 12:34

There is a number of fires burning in the area around Lake Burragorang. These fires are out of control and spreading in an easterly direction.

Current Situation

There is a number of fires burning in the Lake Burragorang area, including the Green Wattle Creek fire and The Peaks fires.
These fires are burning in an easterly direction, with the Green Wattle Creek fire being controlled and The Peaks fire not yet contained.
At this stage, the fires are burning on the western side of Lake Burragorang in the Yerranderie area.
Deteriorating weather conditions later today are expected to push these fires further towards the east and they may cross the lake.

If you are in the area between Warragamba and Hill Top, monitor conditions and be ready to take action. Strong winds may send smoke and embers towards these areas today.
This includes Warragamba, Silverdale, Werombi, The Oaks, Nattai, Oakdale, Lakesland, Thirlmere, Buxton, Balmoral, Bargo and Hill Top and surrounding areas.
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.
For information on road closures, check Roads may be closed without warning.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 02/12/2019 14:30 or if the situation changes.

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