Mid North Coast, Far North Coast residents urged to monitor bushfire broadcasts

Residents of the Mid North Coast and Far North Coast regions are being urged to keep monitoring the status of bushfires in their area and to act on emergency updates when needed.

Emergency Operation Centres (EOCs) are operating across the Northern Region, incorporating representatives from NSW Police, RFS, NSW Fire and Rescue, NSW Health, local councils and other agencies.

The Pacific Highway remains closed between Cundletown and Nabiac, with several other local roads closed due to fire activity. See the latest traffic information on https://www.livetraffic.com

The Public Information and Inquiry Centre (PIIC) remains open to assist members of the public in relation to bushfire information for the Northern Rivers, Clarence Valley, Mid North Coast, and Manning/Great Lakes areas.

The PIIC number is 1800 227 228.

Members of the public are reminded to delay all non-essential travel to, and within, fire-affected areas to assist emergency services.

Avoid damaged powerlines and be aware of the possibility of asbestos in fire-damaged properties.

Anyone in the bushfire-affected areas are urged to let their loved ones know they’re ok by registering online with the Red Cross’s Register.Find.Reunite. website https://register.redcross.org.au/

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