Source: VIC Emergency

Issued Today at 11:09 AM.
This Watch and Act message is being issued for Beaufort, Lake Goldsmith, Nerring, Trawalla.

It is strongly recommended that you Prepare to Evacuate.
There is a grassfire at Beaufort that is not yet under control.
The grassfire is travelling in a northerly direction on Dalgleishs Road towards Beaufort.
Firefighters are working to control the fire with assistance from air support.
If you choose to stay, emergency services may not be able to help you.

If you are located in the warning area, act now to protect your life. Prepare to evacuate immediately and leave as soon as you are ready.
How to evacuate:

You should pack:

Cash
Clothing for three days
Medicine for three days
Phone and chargers
Toiletries
Important documents
Mementos and photos
Pets essentials, including leash and carriers.

If possible, make sure your neighbours are aware of the situation and check if they need help.

When you are ready, you should leave immediately. Don't wait to be told when to leave.

Where to go:

You can go to friends or family in a safer location.
The safest evacuation route is: Those in the warning area should leave immediately on Beaufort-Skipton Road in a northerly direction towards Beaufort.

Impacts in your area:

Check the VicTraffic website or call 13 11 70 for road closures.

This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.

The next update is expected by 02/02/2022 02:10 pm or as the situation changes.

Use multiple sources to stay informed:

www.emergency.vic.gov.au
VicEmergency Hotline - freecall 1800 226 226
VicEmergency app
Facebook or Twitter (#vicfires)
Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.

Accessibility:

The following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency.

To access this information in other languages, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.
If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the VicEmergency Hotline.



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