There is currently no threat to you, but you should stay informed and
Impacts in your area:
- Smoke will remain visible from nearby communities and roads.
- Fire trucks, bulldozers and aircraft will continue to operate in the area.
Rosedale-Longford Road has been opened with a reduced speed limit of 60 km/h. The following roads are closed:
- Taylors Lane (north of Gormandale-Stradbroke Road)
- Mitchells Road (at Willung Road)
- Ronalds Road (at Willung Road)
- Merton Vale Road (north of Taylors Road)
- Buxtons Road
- Baldwins Road
- Talbot Road
- East Boundary Road
- Rosedale-Stradbroke Road is closed with traffic a management point at the Rosedale Speedway
Check the VicTraffic website (traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/
) or call 13 11 70 for road closures.
Anyone seeing animals that appear caught, injured or distressed as a result of the fire should call the Traralgon Incident Control Centre on 5177 3200.
This message was issued
by Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning.
The next update is expected by 12/01/2019 12:00 pm or
as the situation changes.
EPA has smoke monitoring stations at Longford and Sale.
The information from these monitoring stations is available at: Air Watch
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.
- 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:
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.