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This community update is being issued for the fire located 10KM NE OF NOORINBEE NORTH 

Recent rainfall has minimised fire spread however Emergency Services are continuing with fire suppression activities within the fire area.

With warmer weather forecast for this weekend, fire behaviour may increase therefore increasing the amount of smoke visible from nearby communities

Smoke may be visible from Monaro Highway

You should read this community update for important information on this current fire. 

The recent rainfall has minimised the fire spread, however much of the fire is inaccessible and the vegetation will dry out quickly which could increase fire behaviour.

Upgraded Advice Messages will be provided should the situation change

Weather conditions will warm up over the coming weekend

Please be aware and stay informed of conditions as they could change with warmer weather

Currently the fire is 436 ha and burning in rugged forest, the fire is being monitored by Emergency Services.

Community meetings: 
  • No Community Meetings are currently scheduled.
Recovery contacts: 
  • If you have any questions about recovering from this fire you should call the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226 or visit www.emergency.vic.gov.au/relief.
  • If you have any questions about recovering from this fire you should contact East Gippsland Shire  on (03) 51539500
Financial support: 
  • Financial support is available to help Victorian’s impacted by an emergency. You should visit Personal Hardship Assistance Program or call 1800 226 226 to find out if you are eligible. 
Protect your health: 
  • 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.
Road closures: 
  • Check the VicRoads website (traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/) for road closures. 
Maintain awareness of hazardous trees and avoid trees that have been damaged by fire.
Wind, rain and other disturbance can increase the risk of hazardous trees in fire effected areas.
Take care of your pets: information on pet care.
This newsletter was issued by Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning.

The next newsletter will be issued at 09/12/2017 12:20 pm.

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