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Media Release

Bushfire WATCH AND ACT message for Toodyay
Tuesday 29 December 2009 – 1:50 PM

ALERT LEVEL:

A bushfire WATCH AND ACT message has been issued for people in Toodyay between Folewood Road and River Road and people within 200 metres of the Lloyds Hill area. 

 

This means that if you are in this area there is a possible threat to live and homes. You need to put your bushfire survival plan into action. If you have decided to leave for a safer place, leave now if the way is clear and take your bushfire survival kit with you. Relocating at the last minute is deadly.

 

BUSHFIRE BEHAVIOUR:

The bushfire is moving in a north westerly direction towards the Lloyds Hill area. It is out of control and unpredictable.

 

FESA was alerted to the fire at 12.59pm.

 

WHAT FIREFIGHTERS ARE DOING:

Volunteer Fire and Rescue Service and Bush Fire Service firefighters are on the scene.

 

AGENCY RESPONSIBLE:

The Shire of Toodyay is managing the fire.

 

KEEP UP TO DATE:

Call 1300 657 209, visit www.fesa.wa.gov.au or listen to news bulletins.

 

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