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SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

ADVICE MESSAGE

Incident Name: DRY CREEK

Note: The following message is to be read on air verbatim as soon as possible and then at regular intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this incident.

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ADVICE MESSAGE

Time Message Issued: 12:27
Date Message Issued: 20/10/2013

MFS advises that crews are responding to a RUBBISH FIRE at a waste depot.

The emergency is located at Hanson Rd North, Wingfield.

The emergency is a fire contained to rubbish and waste, but remains burning and causing smoke to drift. The threat of smoke emanating from this fire has reduced but will continue throughout the day. Shifting winds are causing smoke to drift in a east to north-east direction from the incident and may be affecting suburbs such as GLOBE DERBY PARK, GREENFIELDS, PARAFIELD GARDENS, MAWSON LAKES, POORAKA, GEPPS CROSS, DRY CREEK, CAVAN, and WINGFIELD. Whilst the fire does not pose a threat to people in these areas, they are advised to close all doors and windows and stay indoors if they suffer from any respiratory or cardiac conditions.

While the MFS is aware of this incident, if you notice a different emergency incident that is unattended, call "000".

For information, listen to your local emergency services broadcaster, or visit the MFS website www.mfs.sa.gov.au.

Repeating, MFS advises that crews are responding to a RUBBISH FIRE at a waste depot.

The location of the emergency is Hanson Rd North, Wingfield.

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This message must not be broadcast after: 20 Oct 2013 19:00

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