Community Update - Fire
Gundowring, Gundowring North, Sandy Creek, Sandy Creek Upper, Tallandoon, Upper Gundowring, Wild Horse Hill, Huon, Charleroi, Dederang, Eskdale, Kergunyah, Kergunyah South, Kiewa, Running Creek, Tangambalanga
1575325608000Yesterday at 9:26 AM
is being issued for Charleroi, Dederang, Eskdale, Gundowring, Gundowring North, Kergunyah, Kergunyah South, Kiewa, Running Creek, Sandy Creek, Sandy Creek Upper, Tallandoon, Tangambalanga, Upper Gundowring, Wild Horse Hill, Huon
- The fires burning in the Sandy Creek and Tallandoon area that are now under control.
- Up to 18 mm of rain has fallen across the fire since Sunday night.
- Fire grounds will continue to be monitored in the coming days and heavy machinery will continue operating in the area.
- Aircraft may be operating in the area.
- Forests, Tracks and Parks within the fire area remain
closed. Please check Vic traffic and Parks Web for latest information.
There is no immediate threat to the community and
no action is required.
This message was issued
by Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning
Unless the situation changes, this will be the last message issued for this fire.
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.
- 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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