NSW Bushfire Watch & Act: Big Jack Mountain


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Source: NSW Rural Fire Service

Watch and Act - Big Jack Mountain (Bega Valley LGA)

Posted:31/01/2020 09:35

A bush fire is burning in the Big Jack Mountain Rd Rocky Hall NSW area. The fire is currently over 1,000 hectares in size and is being controlled.

Current Situation

A fire is burning in the area north west of Big Jack Mt Rd and south of Mt Darragh Rd around Cathcart Trig.
Firefighters have been working with aircraft and heavy machinery to slow the spread of fire, however this fire has continued to spread and is predicted to continue to do so again today.
Weather conditions are expected to deteriorate today. Hot, dry and windy conditions are forecast.
Under today's conditions, this fire has potential to become difficult to control.
Advice

Rocky Hall, New Buildings, Burragate, Wyndham and Mt Darragh

Under forecast conditions, your safest option is to leave early. Consider relocating to coastal towns before conditions deteriorate
Know what you will do if the fire threatens.
Also monitor major fire updates for Postmans Trail fire and Border Fire.
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.

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