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This Advice message is being issued for Dutson Downs, Golden Beach, Goon Nure, Hollands Landing, Loch Sport, Meerlieu, Paradise Beach, Seacombe.

  • There is a bushfire on the Longford-Lochsport Road at Seacombe that is now under control.
  • The fire is still active within dozer lines.
  • The fire is currently 70 hectares in size.
  • Fire crews will work to consolidate the mineral earth breaks and extinguish hot spot as they are identified.
There is currently no threat to you, but you should stay informed and monitor conditions.

Be aware of any changing or strengthening winds that may effect the fire.
What you should do: 
  • People travelling on the Longford-Lochsport road be aware of emergency vehicles and reduced visibility.
  • Monitor warnings so you can act quickly if the situation changes.
  • Monitor changes, including increased wind speed, change in wind direction, smoke or poor visibility that indicate the situation is changing.
Impacts in your area: 
  • Fire fighters will be working throught-out today. 
  • Smoke will be visible from nearby communities and roads.
This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.
The next update is expected by 07/12/2018 01:10 pm or as the situation changes.

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

If you can 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.
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.

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.