Warning message
SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE

Message ID: 0003109
Time Message Issued: 01:13
Date Message Issued: 01/11/2019

Fire Origin / Fire Name: LOXTON

Issued for Tomlinson and Tanko Street near Loxton Township

Take action now as this bushfire may threaten your safety. If you are not prepared, leave now and if the path is clear, go to a safer place. Do not enter this area as conditions are dangerous.

The LOXTON fire is uncontrolled. This grass fire is burning in a south south westerly direction towards the township.. Conditions are continually changing.

For updates listen to your local ABC radio station on a battery powered radio, visit the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au or phone the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1800 362 361.

This message will be updated as the situation changes or before: 01/11/2019 03:07


WHAT TO DO:

    - Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan. - Protect yourself from the fire's heat - put on protective clothing. - Tell family and friends of your plans.

IF YOU ARE LEAVING:

    - Leave now, don't delay. - Roads may become blocked or access may change. Smoke will reduce visibility. - Secure your pets for travel. - If you become stuck in your car, park away from bushes, cover yourself, get onto the floor as the windows may break from the intense heat.

PREPARE TO DEFEND:

    - Identify a spot to shelter in, with more than one exit, keep moving away from the heat of the fire. - Bring pets inside and restrain them. - Move flammable materials such as doormats, wheelie bins and outdoor furniture away from your house.

KEEP UP TO DATE:

For emergencies call Triple Zero (000)

Do not rely on a single source for warning information.

End of Message

For further information refer to the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au

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Look and listen for information on television, radio, internet, mobile phones and by speaking with neighbours.

Do not rely on a single source for emergency warning information.

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