SA Country Fire Service

WARNING MESSAGE

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Message ID: 0002646
Time Message Issued: 23:40
Date Message Issued: 14/01/2019

Origin / Name: BUTE

BUTE FIRE, YORKE PENINSULA

ISSUED FOR PORT BROUGHTON AREA

The SA Country Fire Service advises that the fire 12km South of Port Broughton near Wokurna on the Yorke Peninsula is contained. The fire has burnt 280 hectares towards Port Broughton.
During the day the fire has jumped previous containment lines due to strong winds in the area, and crews will be working throughout the night to extinguish any hot spots.
SA Police and SA Ambulance have been responded to support crews. For your safety please remain cautious when driving in the area. Overnight there is expected to be smoke in the area. The public is reminded that when passing emergency service vehicles the speed limit is 25km an hour.

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: Jan 15 2019 10:00

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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