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SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE

Fire Name: POORAKA

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read on air verbatim as soon as possible and then at regular intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this incident.

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BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE

Time Message Issued: 21:15
Date Message Issued: 17/03/2013

The MFS advises that the threat posed by the POORAKA fire near The Paddocks at Maxwell Road, near Woodcock St and Codd St has reduced.

Although the threat to your safety has reduced, be aware that some risks are still present.

Smoke may still be present, visibility may be reduced and there may be falling trees.

You should check your property for any fires and embers - particularly in roof spaces, under decks, raised floors and in gutters.

You should take care in the fire area over the next few days.

Stay tuned to this radio station on a battery-powered radio for further updates on the fire situation.

For information about bushfires, check the CFS website www.cfs.sa.gov.au or call the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361.

Repeating, the MFS advises that the threat posed by the POORAKA fire near The Paddocks at Maxwell Road, near Woodcock St and Codd St has reduced.

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This message must not be broadcast after: 17 Mar 2013 22:15

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