Black Snake Creek, Castleburn, Crooked River, Dargo, Grant, Shepherdson, Talbotville, Treasure, Wentworth, Wongungarra, Cobbannah
1578976975000Yesterday at 3:42 PM
This advice message replaces the Advice message issued at 1pm today 14/1/20
This Advice message is being issued for Black Snake Creek, Castleburn, Cobbannah, Crooked River, Dargo, Grant, Shepherdson, Talbotville, Treasure, Wentworth, Wongungarra.
The Blue Rag Range fire is approximately 35,000 ha in size and approximately 15kms north of Dargo.
The Blue Rag Range fire has a small area of active edge north of Matheson Track; machine work is underway along Matheson Track and Downey Road. Monitoring of active fire edges in these areas will continue.
The Tambo complex of fires approximately 297,000 ha in size is currently approximately 10kms East of Tabberabbera , a Watch and Act message has been issued for the Tabberabbera community this afternoon. This fire is currently travelling from Ryans Peak vicinity in a north-westerly direction towards Morris Peak.
There is currently no threat to communities, but you should continue to stay informed and monitor conditions.
What you should do:
Monitor warnings so you can
act quickly if the situation changes.
If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation changes.
Impacts in your area:
Smoke will visible from nearby roads and communities.
The following roads are closed: Dargo High Plains Rd and Upper Dargo Road north of the township through to the Great Alpine Road.
Check the VicTraffic website (traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/) or call 13 11 70 for road closures.
This message was issued
by Forest Fire Management Victoria.
The next update is expected by 15/01/2020 12:30 pm or
as the situation changes.
If you need medical advice for burns or exposure to smoke,
seek medical advice or call Nurse
on Call on 1300 606 024.
Anyone experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty
breathing should call Triple Zero (000).
If you can see or smell smoke, please note:
Smoke can affect people's health.
People with heart or lung conditions (including asthma), children, pregnant women and older people are more sensitive to the effects of breathing in smoke.
People with existing heart or lung conditions (including asthma) should follow the treatment plan advised by the doctor.