Advice - Fire
Altona Gate, Brooklyn, Altona, Altona North
1593752512000Today at 3:01 PM
message is being issued for Altona, Altona Gate, Altona North, Brooklyn
- There is a factory fire in Baldwin Road, Altona North.
- Smoke will be visible from nearby roads and communities.
- The fire is under control.
- This Advice replaces the Advice message issued at 08:45
is currently no threat to the community, but you should continue to stay
informed and monitor conditions.
What you should do:
- Keep the roads clear so emergency services can respond.
- If you are sensitive to smoke or
you live with someone who is sensitive to smoke you should close windows and
doors. Turn off heating and cooling systems.
prevent the smell of smoke entering your home or business you should close
windows and doors.
Impacts in your area:
- The following roads are closed: Baldwin Road and Stuber Road.
- Traffic in the area will be affected.
- Emergency Services will remain in the area.
This message was issued
by Fire Rescue Victoria
The next update is expected by 03/07/2020 07:10 pm or as the situation changes.
- If you need medical advice for 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).
- 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.
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.