Source: VIC Emergency
Watch and Act - Grass Fire - Stay Near Shelter
Issued Today at 11:30 AM.
This Watch and Act message is being issued for Mia Mia.
There is a grassfire at Valley Rd, Mia Mia that is not yet under control.
This grassfire is travelling in a northerly direction towards Blacksmith Lane and McKindlay Street.
CFA have crews on scene attending to the fire.
Keep roads clear where possible.
Staying close to a building where you can shelter is the safest option, as conditions can change suddenly.
Continue to stay informed and monitor conditions.
What you should do:
Monitor changes, including increased wind speed, change in wind direction, smoke or poor visibility that indicates the situation is changing.
Enact your fire survival plan.
If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation changes. Find information on protecting yourself and your family: https://www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/am-i-at-risk/grassfires-rural.
If you have time, check your neighbours to see if they are monitoring conditions.
If you are away from home, do not return.
If the situation changes you will need to leave quickly. Plan to:
Take your pets, medications, mobile phone and charger.
Travel to the home of family or friends that are away from the warning area.
Emergency services may not be able to help you if you decide to stay.
This message was issued by Country Fire Authority.
The next update is expected by 27/12/2021 04:40 pm 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