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SA Metropolitan Fire Service

SA Metropolitan Fire Service

BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE

Fire Name: PORT AUGUSTA

Note: The following message is to be read on air verbatim as soon as possible and then at regular intervals thereafter or until the message expires or is superseded by another message related to this incident.

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BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE

Time Message Issued: 16:32
Date Message Issued: 30/09/2013

MFS is responding to a fire near PORT AUGUSTA in South Australia's north. The grass fire is in vacant land near the corner of Tassie Street and Rogers Street at Port Augusta and is being pushed by strong winds. Metropolitan Fire Service and Country Fire Service firefighters are responding to the fire, which is causing smoke in the area. Motorists and the public should avoid the area and be mindful that strong winds can cause a grass fire to spot ahead of the original fire. .

People in the area should check and follow their Bushfire Survival Plans.

More information will be provided by the MFS when it is available.

Repeating, MFS is responding to a fire near PORT AUGUSTA in South Australia's north. The grass fire is in vacant land near the corner of Tassie Street and Rogers Street at Port Augusta and is being pushed by strong winds. Metropolitan Fire Service and Country Fire Service firefighters are responding to the fire, which is causing smoke in the area. Motorists and the public should avoid the area and be mindful that strong winds can cause a grass fire to spot ahead of the original fire. .

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