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Major Fire Updates

Advice – Berry Street Fire (Lithgow) 10/01/13 15:31

Posted: 10/01/2013
The bush fire that is burning in the Lithgow area on Hartley Valley Road between Berry Street and Doctors Gap Road, is now under control.
Current Situation
Fire fighters have contained the fire overnight by back burning in cooler conditions.
Crews have spent the day mopping up and patrolling the perimeter of this fire.

Smoke is visible from Bells Line of Road and Scenic Hill on Chifley Road and is affecting the town of Lithgow.


  • Monitor conditions in your area.
  • 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.

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 road closures, check http://livetraffic.rta.nsw.gov.au. Roads may be closed without warning.

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