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CREEWAH GLEN ALLEN BUSHFIRE - WEST OF MOGILLA - BACK AT WATCH AND ACT 4.30pm 24th Jan

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The Creewah bushfire in the Snowy Monaro is out of control and back at Watch and Act this afternoon. 

Here is the latest advice current as of 4.30pm, 24th Jan 

A bush fire is burning in the Glen Allen area. The fire is currently out of control.

Current Situation

  • A fire is burning in the area of the New Line Road and Creewah Road intersection in Glen Allen.
  • Conditions have increased across the fireground, particularly on the western side of the fire.
  • Firefighters are working to slow the spread of fire.

Advice

  • If you are in the area of Creewah Road in Glen Allen, enact your bush fire survival plan.
  • Know what you will do if the fire threatens.

If you are threatened by fire

    • Do not be in the path of the fire.
    • Protect yourself from the heat of the fire. Wear protective clothing and footwear. Cover all exposed skin.
    • If the fire impacts, seek shelter in a solid structure to protect yourself from the heat of the fire.
    • If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000).
    • If you are in an area that has already been affected by fire, there may be small areas of active fire burning for some time. Be aware of the dangers of trees and branches falling.

    Other Information

    • Stay up to date on bush fires in your area by checking the NSW RFS website, listening to your local radio station, or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
    • People with respiratory conditions who are affected by bush fire smoke should activate their health management plan and seek medical advice if necessary. Take precautions, such as staying indoors and closing windows.
    • For information on road closures, check Live Traffic NSW. Roads may be closed without warning.
    • Monitor weather conditions and weather warnings at Bureau of Meteorology.