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This Advice message is being issued for Albion, Ardeer, Cairnlea, St Albans South.

  • There is a building fire on Ballarat Rd, Ardeer.
  • The fire is under control.
  • Smoke will be in the area while the fire is completely extinguished until 12:45pm
There is currently no threat to the community, but you should continue to stay informed and monitor conditions. Smoke will be seen in the area.
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.
  • To prevent the smell of smoke entering your home or business you should close windows and doors.  
Impacts in your area: 
  • Traffic in the area may be affected.
  • Emergency Services will remain in the area.
This message was issued by Fire Rescue Victoria.

The next update is expected by 14/01/2021 01:00 pm or as the situation changes.

Health information:

  • 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 information

  • Smoke can affect people‚Äôs 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.