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Message ID: 0005473
Time Message Issued: 09:29
Date Message Issued: 22/03/2021

Origin / Name: COFFIN BAY

Coffin Bay National Park Prescribed Burn


National Parks and Wildlife Service firefighting crews are being supported by SACFS to manage a prescribed burn at the entrance to Coffin Bay National Park.

Due to dry conditions, fire activity remains at a higher than expected level, but is being managed within their prescribed burn contingency plan. There is no immediate risk to the local community, but the fire may be causing a lot of smoke in the area.

Aerial support will be on standby at Port Lincoln Airport and National Parks and Wildlife Service will have a helicopter assisting in suppression activities.

Crews will remain on site until the incident is declared safe.

For updates visit the CFS website ( or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: Mar 22 2021 10:53


  • Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan
  • Decide what you will do if the situation changes
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For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

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