Source: VIC Emergency

Issued Today at 3:32 PM.

This Watch & Act message is for Alfredton.

There is a fire in Learmonth St, Alfredton.

Weather and fire conditions have changed and the smoke has increased and impacting on the Alfredton area.
The fire is contained.
Anyone located in in Alfredton area should take shelter indoors.
What you should do:
Close all exterior doors and windows. Close vents and ensure that heating and cooling systems are turned off.

Impacts in your area:
Emergency Services will remain in the area.
Traffic in the area may be affected.
You will see smoke in the area.
This message was issued by Fire Rescue Victoria.

The next update is expected by 25/02/2022 06:40 pm or as the situation changes.

Health contacts:

· Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call Triple Zero (000).

· If you need medical advice for burns or exposure to smoke, seek medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.

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.

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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