NSW Bushfire Emergency Warning: Stockyard Flat


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Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

EMERGENCY WARNING - Stockyard Flat (Walcha LGA)

Posted:09/11/2019 14:18

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A bush fire is burning in the Stockyard Flat, Spur Trail, Yarrowitch, Oxley Wild River National Park area. The fire is more than 59,600 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

The fire is burning in an easterly direction in the Oxley Wild River National Park.

There is significant fire activity in the Werrikimbi, Forbes River and Pappinbarra areas.

The fire may spread north as winds change this afternoon. This may affect the Bells Flat and Kangaroo Flat areas.

The fire has joined the Mines Road fire to the east, and the Carrai Creek fire to the north.

Firefighters are conducting property protection in the area.

Advice

If you are in the area north of the Oxley Highway and Forbes River, seek shelter if the fire approaches. Protect yourself from the heat of the fire by sheltering in a solid structure.

If you are in the area of Bells Flat and Kangaroo Flat, monitor conditions.

Other Information

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.
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 14:45 or if the situation changes.

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