Type Status Location Last Updated
This Advice message is being issued for Bennies, Cheshunt, Cheshunt South, Edi Upper, Markous, Rose River, Wabonga.

  • There is a bushfire 8 km East South East of Abbeyard that is under control.
  • This Advice replaces the Watch and Act issued at 8.51pm on Tuesday 14 January.
What you should do: 
  • Monitor warnings so you can act quickly if the situation changes.
  • Remain in contact with your neighbours.
Impacts in your area: 
  • Firefighters will continue to monitor this fire.
This message was issued by Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning.

The next update is expected by 15/01/2020 12:10 pm or as the situation changes.

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 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.
Use multiple sources to stay informed: 
Accessibility:
The following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency.
  • 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.