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This message is being issued for Howitt Plains, Howqua, Howqua Hills, Mirimbah, Mount Buller, Sawmill Settlement, Howqua Inlet

There is no immediate threat to the community and no action is required.
This message was issued by Forest Fire Management Victoria.

The next update is expected by 25/01/2020 05:10 pm or as the situation changes.

For more information on preparing for bushfires visit: www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare.

Health information:
  • 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 cannot smell smoke you are not likely to be exposed to smoke and it will therefore not affect you.

Smoke information: Smoke can affect people‚Äôs health.  For more information visit: https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/campaigns/smoke-and-your-health


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  • To access this information in other languages call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.  
  • If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the VicEmergency Hotline.