Source: VIC Emergency

Watch and Act - Structure Fire

Issued Today at 1:21 PM.

This Watch & Act message is for Orrvale, Shepparton, Shepparton East, Kialla.

There is a building fire on Archer Street
This fire is at the Archer street Wreckers
We ask that traffic avoid this area especially Archer Street and Purcell Street to allow Emergency Vehicle access
People in residential areas around and to the east of this location should close all doors and windows..
Anyone located in Archer Street and to the east should take shelter indoors immediately.
What you should do:
Close all exterior doors and windows.
Turn off heating and cooling systems are turned off.
Close fireplaces and vents.
You should avoid the warning area.
Impacts in your area:
The following road is not yet closed but we ask traffic to avoid this area.
This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.

The next update is expected by 09/10/2019 05:30 pm or as the situation changes.

If you can smell smoke, please note:
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.
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 Triple Zero (000).
If you cannot smell smoke you are not likely to be exposed to smoke and it will therefore not affect you.

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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