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This Advice 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.
  • 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.

Health information: 
  • If you need medical advice for burns or 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 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 number.
  • Download the VicEmergency app or follow VicEmergency on Twitter (#vicfires) or Facebook.