SA Country Fire Service

INCIDENT UPDATE

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Message ID: 0005256
Time Message Issued: 14:44
Date Message Issued: 11/01/2021

Origin / Name: BLACKFORD

Grass fire at Blackford and Avenue Range in the Lower South East of South Australia

ISSUED FOR BLACKFORD

The Country Fire Service is currently attending a going grass fire at Blackford and Avenue in the Lower South East of South Australia.
There is currently an Emergency Warning Message active for Avenue Range and Blackford and a Watch and Act message for the township of Lucindale.

There is currently 30 fire truck being supported by numerous Farm Fire Units and 6 fire bombing aircraft and 4 observation aircraft.
The fire is currently being pushed by strong winds. Numerous structures are under threat and there has been numerous losses of livestock.
SAPOL currently have numerous roads closed in the area. members of the public are urge to avoid the area. More information will be made available as it comes to hand

For updates visit the CFS website (www.cfs.sa.gov.au) or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: 11/01/2021 16:44

WHAT TO DO:

  • Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan
  • Decide what you will do if the situation changes
  • Look and listen for information on television, radio, internet, mobile phones and by speaking with neighbours

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Do not rely on a single source for warning information.

For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

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