Awareness Message – Yea-Murrindindi Fire – 11.20am 13/02/2009

Awareness Message – Yea-Murrindindi Fire – 11.20am

Awareness Message – Community in the Alexandra area

Incident Information

Residents in the Alexandra area are to be advised that significant smoke is impacting on the area. A reminder to stay aware and continue to listen to ABC and local radio.

Core Advice
There may be increased amounts of smoke in the area from this fire.
Road users are advised to take extra care as road travel may be hazardous due to low visibility from smoke.

Even though this fire does not currently pose a threat, people in high risk bushfire areas are reminded to have a bushfire survival plan ready to implement during the summer period.
Continue to listen to ABC or local radio for updates on this fire.

Additional Information

For information on fires in Victoria and general fire safety advice, please contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on freecall 1800 240 667. Callers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech / communication impairment may call textphone/ telewriter (TTY) on 1800 122 969. Information is also available at

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