media release
SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT

Fire Name: LOXTON

Note: The following message is to be read on air verbatim within 10 minutes of receipt, and then repeatedly, at regular intervals of no more than 30 minutes until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this incident.

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BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT

Time Message Issued: 12:14
Date Message Issued: 3/11/2013

MFS advises that a bushfire at Loxton in the Riverland, South Australia near Kibby, Fairweather and Mackey Roads, south of Gratwick Road, approximately 5km to the east of Loxton may threaten your safety.

The LOXTON fire is travelling in a northerly direction towards houses on the northern side of Gratwick Road, Loxton.

The uncontrolled fire is burning in Scrub and conditions are continually changing.

Check and follow your Bushfire Survival Plan. If your plan is to leave or you are not prepared, leave now.

Only leave if the path is clear to a safe place.

Well prepared and actively defended homes can offer safety.

You should not enter this area as the roads may not be safe.

Stay tuned to this radio station on a battery-powered radio for updates.

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

Repeating, MFS advises that a bushfire at Loxton in the Riverland, South Australia near Kibby, Fairweather and Mackey Roads, south of Gratwick Road, approximately 5km to the east of Loxton may threaten your safety.

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This message must not be broadcast after: 03 Nov 2013 14:14

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