Source: VIC Emergency


This Watch & Act message is being issued for Bendoc, Bonang, Cabanandra, Dellicknora, Tubbut.

There is a bushfire at Tubbut that is not yet under control.
Firefighters have been unable to stop the fire preading.

Enact your fire plan. The current weather conditions are making the fire difficult to control. Conditions may change and get worse very quickly.
What you should do:

If you leave remember to take your pets, mobile phone and medications.
If travel to the home of family or friends that are away from the warning area.
Keep the roads clear so emergency services can respond.
If you are away from home do not return.
Monitor conditions for changes in the situation.
Current weather conditions may bring down branches and trees

Impacts in your area:

Bushfires can spread quickly and are extremely dangerous.
Trees can fall across roads and cause dangerous driving conditions.

This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.

Health information:

If you need medical advice for burns or exposure to smoke, seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call 000.

Smoke information:

Smoke can affect people's health.
People with heart or lung conditions (including asthma), children, pregnant women and older people are more sensitive to the effects of breathing in smoke.
People with existing heart or lung conditions (including asthma) should follow the treatment plan advised by the doctor.

Stay informed:

Via www.emergency.vic.gov.au.
Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
Call the VicEmergency Hotline to talk to someone about this warning on freecall 1800 226 226.
People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have a speech/communication impairment can contact VicEmergency Hotline via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.
For help with English, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to telephone VicEmergency Hotline. If you know someone who cannot speak English, provide them with this number.
Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfires) or Facebook.



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