NSW Bushfire Emergency Warning: Forest Road, Comberton


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Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Emergency Warning - Forest Road, Comberton (Shoalhaven LGA)

Posted:21/12/2019 17:29

A bush fire is burning in the Forest Road, Comberton area. The fire is more than 200 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

The southerly change is pushing the fire in a north easterly direction.
The fire is spreading quickly.
Firefighters are working to slow the spread of the fire.
Advice - If you are in the area of East Nowra, Woorrigee, Pyree, Culburra, Greenwell Point, and Comerong, it is too late to leave. Take shelter as the fire approaches. - Be alert for embers that may create spot fires and threaten property ahead of the main fire front.

If you are threatened by fire

Do not be in the path of the fire.
Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. Wear protective clothing and footwear. Cover all exposed skin.
If the fire impacts, seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.
If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000).
If you are in an area that has already been affected by fire, there may be small areas of active fire burning for some time. Be aware of the dangers of trees and branches falling.
Other Information

Stay up to date on bush fires in your area by checking the NSW RFS website, listening to your local radio station, or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
People with respiratory conditions who are affected by bush fire smoke should activate their health management plan and seek medical advice if necessary. Take precautions, such as staying indoors and closing windows.
For information on road closures, check Live Traffic NSW. Roads may be closed without warning.
Monitor weather conditions and weather warnings at Bureau of Meteorology.

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