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This message is being issued for Fumina, Fumina South, Icy Creek, Tanjil, Tanjil Bren, Toorongo, Vesper

  • The fire is currently 131 hectares and approximately 3.5 km north east of Icy Creek.
  • Hazardous tree works are almost complete and crews are continuing to black out in difficult terrain. 
  • Smoke may be visible from nearby communities and roads.
There is no immediate threat to the community and no action is required.

This message was issued by Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning.

The next update is expected by 19/03/2019 11:30 am 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 pre-existing health problems, 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.

Air Quality 
Air quality varies with wind and fire activity. For air quality updates visit https://www.epa.vic.gov.au/our-work/monitoring-the-environment/epa-airwatch

Wildlife 
Please report any sick or injured wildlife on 5177 3200 so a wildlife officer can manage the animal. Don't approach or give water to injured animals. A wildlife offer has expertise and can assess what is required.

Road closures
Information on updated road closures in the surrounding area is available via 13 11 70 or the Vic Traffic website https://traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/

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