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EMERGENCY WARNING: Nanneella, Strathallan

By Campaspe News

UPDATE 3.20PM:

IT HAS been confirmed a house has been destroyed in the blaze and it is believed another is in danger.

Powercor has listed the following locations for interruptions in power supply.

UPDATE, 2.50PM:

THIRTY-two vehicles are now responding to the fire which is still burning out of control.

The grassfire is travelling in a south-easterly direction towards Webb Rd, east of Rochester, and is threatening homes and lives.

You are in danger, act now to protect yourself. It is too late to leave. The safest option is to take shelter indoors immediately.

You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive.

UPDATE, 1.17PM:

AN EMERGENCY warning is being issued for Nanneella, Rochester, Strathallan, Timmering, Fairy Dell and Bonn.

The grassfire is travelling in a south-easterly direction towards Webb Rd, east of Rochester, and is threatening homes and lives.

You are in danger, act now to protect yourself. It is too late to leave. The safest option is to take shelter indoors immediately.

You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive.

EARLIER, 12:53PM:

FOURTEEN vehicles are responding to a grassfire at Odea Road, Strathallan.

VicEmergency advised it is travelling in a south-easterly direction towards Echuca-Nanneella Rd and Power Rd.

Residents are advised to monitor changes to the situation including wind speed and changes in wind direction.

Smoke or poor visibility can indicate the situation is changing.

Residents in the area are advised not to return home if they are away. 

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