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This message is being issued for Arbuckle, Blomford, Boisdale, Briagolong, Budgee Budgee, Bulldog Junction, Buragwonduc, Bushy Park, Coongulla, Glenfalloch, Glenmaggie, Glenmaggie Point, Licola, Licola North, Miowera, Monomak, Morgan, Moroka, Nap Nap Marra, Newry, Stockdale, Tamboritha, Toolome, Valencia Creek, Woolenook, Wrathung, Wrixon, Yangoura

The Licola-Mt Margaret Track fire, approximately 2km east of Licola and 9km west of Valencia Creek is contained. This fire remains at 80,578 hectares in size, with a perimeter of 375km.
There is no immediate threat to the community and no action is required. 

Please Note: 
The majority of the Foothills and Southern Alps area of the Alpine National Park remains closed due to the bushfire and ongoing stabilisation works that are now occurring. However the 14 Wellington campsites along the Tamboritha Rd, north of Licola are now open.
Still remaining closed will be the Crinoline Walking track and the Wellington River walking track to Tali Karng off Tamboritha Rd. The Tamboritha Rd will be closed at the end of the bitumen section of Tamboritha Rd and no access is permitted north into the Alpine National Park.
The Licola Road through to Jamieson is open.


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

The next update is expected by 28/04/2019 05:00 pm or as the situation changes.

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

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  • 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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