Warning message
SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service
 

Message ID: 0005977
Time Message Issued: 19:42
Date Message Issued: 25/01/2022

Advice Message - HAIG DRIVE, MOUNT GAMBIER Monitor Conditions Issued 25 Jan 2022 19:42

Issued for HAIG DRIVE, MOUNT GAMBIER near Centenary Tower and Valley Lake near Haig Drive, Elliott Drive and Grant Avenue at Mount Gambier in South Australia's South-East. MFS and CFS firefighters are continuing to battle a grass, scrub and vegetation fire that was first reported early on Tuesday morning. Firefighters are sporadically back-burning in the area, which may generate additional smoke from the incident. Members of the public are asked to avoid the area to allow firefighters, emergency vehicles and CFS water bombing aircraft to work freely in the area.

If you are in this area stay alert, monitor local conditions and decide what you will do if the situation changes.

At this time there is no threat to life or property and firefighters are attending this fire.

For updates visit the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au or phone the Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

Shapes on this map image indicate the Warning Area to which this message applies.
YELLOW: Advice Message; ORANGE: Watch and Act Message; RED: Emergency Warning

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: 26/01/2022 09:30


WHAT TO DO:

  • Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan.
  • Stay alert for potential dangers such as smoke, increased traffic and falling trees.
  • Drive carefully in the area as smoke may reduce visibility.
  • Close all doors and windows and stay inside if the smoke is causing you concern.
  • Look and listen for information on television, radio, internet, mobile phones and by speaking with neighbours.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

End of Message


MEDIA PLEASE NOTE:

  • Emergency Warning Messages are to be broadcast immediately and then every 15 minutes following.
  • Watch and Act Messages are to be broadcast immediately and then every 30 minutes following.
  • Bushfire Advice Messages are to be broadcast at the discretion of the broadcaster.

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www.mfs.sa.gov.au

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