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VIC Lancefield Area

Discussion in 'Hazardous Road Condition Reports' started by Thera, Oct 3, 2015.

  1. Currently there is a grassfire/bushfire burning in the area, please take it into consideration if your heading out that way tomorrow/tonight.


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  2. Thanks mate headin that way early tom.
  3. Alright Ladies and Gentle- people, the fire is out of control so don't go to the area if you can. If you live in the area(I know some of you do) Please be safe, and leave if you can. People can't be rebuilt.

    Emergency Warning
    Issued For: Cobaw, Lancefield
    Fire Origin: Cobaw
    Incident Name:
    Issued: Tue 06 Oct 02:10 PM
    This is an upgraded Emergency Warning issued by Country Fire Authority for Cobaw, Lancefield, Benloch and

    The Cobaw bushfire is currently out of control.

    Firefighters have been unable to stop the fire and it has now crossed Three Chain Road and is moving fast
    towards Lancefield.

    It is travelling in a south-easterly direction from Nudist Camp Track towards Maloneys Road and Lancefield.

    Spot fires and ember attack are starting up to 2.5km ahead of the main fire.

    You are now in immediate danger, act now to protect yourself. Emergency Services
    may not be able to help you.

    The next update is expected by 06/10/15 3:00 PM or as the situation change.
    Safety Information
    When indoors:
    Close all exterior doors, windows and vents and turn off cooling systems.
    Shelter in a room that has a door and or a window to the outside. - It is critical to keep an eye on what
    is happening with the fire.
    If you cannot get indoors, other last resort options include:
    A large open area like a ploughed paddock, football oval or sporting reserve.
    A large body of water like a dam, lake, river, the ocean or inground pool.
    Try to protect yourself from the fire's heat.
    In the car:
    Park behind a solid structure to block the fire's heat or pull over to a cleared area.
    Put on your hazard lights and headlights.
    Turn the engine off, close all windows and ensure that car air vents are closed.
    Get down as low as possible below window level and cover up with a woollen blanket.
    If you are travelling, do not enter the area, U-turn to safety.
    If you are away from home, do not return.
    For life or property threatening emergencies call 000.
    If you need medical advice for burns