Source: VIC Emergency
Issued Today at 1:19 PM.
This Watch and Act message is being issued for Carrum Downs, Frankston, Frankston North, Langwarrin, Skye.
There is a grassfire at Mcclelland Dr, Langwarrin that is under control.
Firefighters have been able to slow the spread of the fire for now, but this can change at any time and the situation is still dangerous. You must monitor conditions and be ready to act.
If you live directly next to grassland, quickly move two or more streets away from the fire. Grassfires are unlikely to spread past the first row of houses.
If your home is surrounded by grasslands, you should immediately shelter within your home. It is not safe for you to leave.
What you should do:
If you live right next to grassland, quickly move two streets away:
When you leave remember to take your pets, medications, mobile phone and charger.
If you are away from home, do not return.
Travel to the home of family or friends that are away from the warning area.
If you live two or more streets away from the grassland you should shelter indoors:
Bring your pets indoors.
Close all exterior doors, windows and vents.
Turn off cooling systems.
Impacts in your area:
The following roads are closed: McClelland Drive, Skye road.
Grassfires can start and spread quickly, and are extremely dangerous.
Check the VicTraffic website (traffic.vicroads.vic.gov.au/) or call 13 11 70 for road closures.
Grassfires can generate extreme heat. Staying near shelter is the safest option.
This message was issued by Fire Rescue Victoria.
The next update is expected 3hrs or as the situation changes.
Use multiple sources to stay informed:
VicEmergency Hotline - freecall 1800 226 226
Facebook or Twitter (#vicfires)
Tune in to ABC Local Radio, commercial and designated community radio stations, or Sky News TV.
The following services can help you, or someone you know, access information during an emergency.
To access this information in other languages, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 (freecall) and ask them to call VicEmergency Hotline.
If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech/communication impairment contact National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and ask them to call the VicEmergency Hotline.
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Source: VIC Emergency