Bushfires At Diggers Rest: Watch And Act

The grassfire is out-of-control.

Bushfires At Diggers Rest: Watch And Act

UPDATE - 3.11pm

The area has now been downgraded to a watch and act. Vic Emergency still advises that leaving is the safest option.

ROAD CLOSURES - 2.42pm

Bulla-Diggers Rest Road to Loemans Road, Bulla

UPDATE:

It is now too late to leave for some residents of Calder Park, Bulla and Diggers Rest. An emergency warning has been issued that states it is now time to act and protect yourself.

There are reports that one house have been damaged due to the blaze. Authorities have said that some of the terrain affected is not accessible. Ambulance Victoria are on standby. 

For more information on what to do if you are in the area, go here: http://bit.ly/2jICUAA

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A bushfire alert has been issued in Diggers Rest.

 

Residents in Bulla, Diggers Rest and Calder Park have been advised to watch and act.

 

Emergency services have said that the safest thing to do at this stage is to leave the area and wait for further instruction.

 

You can monitor the situation here: http://bit.ly/2jICUAA

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