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This Advice message is being issued for Cathcart, Denicull Creek, Maroona, Moyston, Rocky Point.

  • This Advice message replaces the Advice message issued at 6.59pm yesterday.  
  • There is a grassfire at Mt Ararat Rd, Cathcart that is under control.
  • Firefighters are continuing to respond to this fire.
There is currently no threat to you, but you should stay informed and monitor conditions.
What you should do: 
  • Keep the roads clear so emergency services can respond.
Impacts in your area: 
  • Smoke may be visible from nearby roads and communities. 
This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.

The next update is expected by 16/01/2020 10:00 am or as the situation changes.

For more information on preparing for grass fires visit: www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/grassfires-rural.

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).
Smoke Information:
  • 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: 
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.