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This Advice message is for Avoca.

  • There is a Hay Shed fire at Coffeys Lane, AVOCA
  • Smoke will be visible from Avoca, Natte Yallock and nearby towns.
  • Emergency services are on scene.
There is currently no threat to the community, but you should continue to stay informed and monitor conditions.
What you should do: 
  • People are advised to avoid the area.
Impacts in your area: 
  • Emergency Services will remain in the area. 
This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.

The next update is expected by 09/12/2017 09:20 am 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 000.
Smoke information: 
  • 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.
Stay informed: 
  • Via www.emergency.vic.gov.au.
  • Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
  • Call the VicEmergency Hotline to talk to someone about preparedness on freecall 1800 226 226.
  • People who are deaf, hard of hearing, or who have a speech/communication impairment can contact VicEmergency Hotline via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677.
  • For help with English, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to telephone VicEmergency Hotline. If you know someone who cannot speak English, provide them with this number.
  • Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfires) or Facebook.