Source: NSW Rural Fire Service
EMERGENCY WARNING - Hillville Rd, Hillville (Mid-Coast LGA)
A bush fire is burning in the area of Hillville, south of Taree, and is spreading quickly. The fire is more than 13,000 hectares in size and is out of control.
The fire is burning in a north and easterly direction in the area of Hillville, south of Taree.
The fire is impacting on properties in the area of Old Bar and Wallabi Point.
If you are in the area of Old Bar and Wallabi Point, seek shelter as the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire by sheltering in a solid structure.
If you are in the area of Tinonee, Taree South, Purfleet, Hillville, Rainbow Flat, Diamond Beach, Possum Brush, Tallwoods Village, Hallidays Point, continue to monitor conditions. If the fire reaches your location, seek shelter.
Evacuation Centres are open today at Old Bar Primary School (David Street, Old Bar), Old Bar Bowling Club (1 Belford St, Old Bar), Club Taree (121 Wingham Road, Taree) and Tuncurry Bowling Club (21 Parkes Street, Tuncurry).
People are encouraged to register online at Register Find Reunite https://register.redcross.org.au/ before attending the evacuation centre.
If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
If you live in the area but are away from home, it may not be safe to return to your property.
For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.
The next update on this fire will be issued by 09/11/2019 14:50 or if the situation changes.
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