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Watch and Act - Big Jack Mountain Fire 14:06

 

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A bush fire is burning in the area around Rocky Hall, Mount Darragh and Wyndham. The fire is currently more than 17,477 hectares in size and is out of control.

Current Situation

Fire activity has increased in Myrtle Mountain and Devils Hole; North-East of Wyndham.
Significant smoke is likely to impact the Wyndham area.
The Big Jack Mountain fire is burning north of Rocky Hall, south of Mt Darragh and areas to the east.
There are a number of other fires burning in the area.
The Postmans Trail fire is burning to the north of this fire. These fires have merged.
The Creewah Road, Glen Allen fire is burning to the north west of this fire.
Advice

Burragate, New Buildings, Devils Hole, Rocky Hall, Mount Darragh, Myrtle Mountain, Wyndham and Honeysuckle

Continue to monitor the conditions.
Know what you will do if fire threatens.
Also monitor major fire updates for Postmans Trail fire and Border Fire.
Other Information

If your life is at risk, call Triple Zero (000) immediately.
Continue to stay up to date with the bush fire situation by checking http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au, listening to your local radio station or by calling the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737.
For information on school closures, check NSW Education.
For information on evacuation centres and disaster welfare, check Emergency NSW
For information on road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.