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This message is being issued for Longerenong, Dooen, Drung, Riverside.

  • There is a haystack fire at Longerenong Rd, Longerenong which has been burning for several days. It has re-ignited and is producing smoke which can be see from surrounding areas. 
  •  Firefighters are monitoring this fire. 
There is no immediate threat to the community and no action is required.

Smoke will be visible from nearby roads and communities.
This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.

Unless the situation changes, this will be the last message issued for this fire.

For more information on hay fires visit: www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/hay-and-fire-safety

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.

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