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Fire warning: residents of Tuntable Falls, Terania Creek Road and Terania Creek told to leave

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Severe fire danger is predicted for the Northern Rivers region today say the Rural Fire Service (RFS). They are predicting gusty north westerly winds are expected to push the fire south towards the areas of Tuntable Creek, Terania Creek, Whain Whain, Dorroughby, Goonengerry, Huonbrook, Upper Wilsons Creek, Wilsons Creek, Upper Coopers Creek and surrounding areas.

‘Under predicted fire conditions the fire will move quickly and roads may be closed without notice. Do not expect a fire truck at your property,’ said the RFS in a recent statement.

Monitor conditions

If you are in the area of Tuntable Falls, Terania Creek Road and Terania Creek, monitor conditions.

Communication outages

While the fire services are doing everything they can to protect the communication towers on Mount Nardi they have warned that there may be communications outages as a result of the fire.

For information on road closures call NSW RTA on 131 700 or visit www.rta.nsw.gov.au.

For information on National Parks.

Stay up to date by listening to your local radio station or call the NSW RFS Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737 or monitor Fires Near Me.

Original story: November 9

A fire Emergency Warning has been issued for residents to leave the areas of Tuntable Falls, Terania Creek Road and Terania Creek.

According to Fires Near Me the fire that is burning in the Mount Nardi National Park is burning in a south-westerly direction towards Tuntable Falls Road.

The following advice has been provided:

‘If you are in the area of Tuntable Falls, leave now towards Nimbin.

If you are in the area of Terania Creek Road and Terania Creek, leave now towards The Channon.

Check and follow your Bush Fire Survival Plan. If you do not have a plan, decide what you will do if the situation changes. Leaving early is your safest option.

Rummery Park campground is closed.’

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