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Message ID: 0004779
Time Message Issued: 13:15
Date Message Issued: 22/01/2020

Origin / Name: CUDLEE CREEK

Cudlee Creek Fire now Safe


CFS advises that the Cudlee Creek fire is now declared SAFE.

The community is advised that CFS crews will no longer be in attendance on the fire ground.

The Cudlee Creek fire started on December 20 2019 and burnt more than 21,000 hectares.

CFS would like to thank CFS volunteers, Farm Fire Units, MFS, National Parks, Forestry SA, and partner emergency services agencies for their efforts in making this fire safe. CFS was supported by many agencies, and would like to thank those involved for their assistance.

Finally, the CFS would like to thank everyone in the community during this prolonged incident.

Residents seeking assistance or wanting more information about Recovery are encouraged to contact the Department of Human Services at or by phoning the Recovery Hotline on 1800 302 787.

The Lobethal Recovery Centre operating remains open daily from 7:00am to 7:00pm at Fabrik Arts and Heritage in the Old Woollen Mill at 1 Lobethal Road

Upcoming Community Meetings are scheduled for:
Nairne: Wednesday 22 January from 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm at Nairne Cricket Club, Sydney Rd.

Harrogate: Thursday 23 January from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm at Harrogate Soldiers Memorial Hall, 13 Mail Road.

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: Jan 22 2020 15:01


  • 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


Do not rely on a single source for warning information.

For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

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