Advice - Fire
Swan Marsh, Stonyford, Pomborneit East, Nalangil, Pirron Yallock
1520555659000Yesterday at 11:34 AM
message is being issued for Pirron Yallock, Swan Marsh, Stonyford, Pomborneit East, Nalangil
- There is a grassfire at PRINCES HWY, PIRRON YALLOCK that is under control
- Firefighters have been able to stop the spread of the fire.
- Smoke will be visible from the Princess Highway and surrounding areas
- Speed restrictions apply along the affected fire area of the Princess Highway. Please slow down.
There is currently no threat to communities, but you should continue to stay informed and monitor conditions.
What you should do:
- Monitor weather conditions and
warnings as grassfires can spread rapidly.
- Keep the roads clear so emergency
services can respond.
- If you have time, check your neighbours to see if they are monitoring conditions.
Impacts in your area:
- Grassfires can create a lot of
- Smoke will be visible from nearby communities and roads.
- Firefighters are attending to this fire.
This message was issued
by Country Fire Authority.
The next update is expected by 10/03/2018 11:40 am or
as the situation changes.
- If you need
medical advice for burns or exposure to smoke, seek
medical advice or call Nurse on Call on 1300 606 024.
experiencing wheezing, chest tightness and difficulty breathing should call
- 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.
- 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 this warning 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
- Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfires) or Facebook.