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AustraliaEvacuation order as large bushfire burns in Victoria's south-west

04:45  07 december  2018
04:45  07 december  2018 Source:   9news.com.au

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Bushfires spark evacuation alerts in Victoria ' s south - west | by Just in AU. Similar from the Web. Evacuation order as large bushfire burns in Victoria ' s south - west . In Victoria , 10 homes have been lost and residents from several towns were sheltering in relief Roads have been closed and

Private Bushfire Shelters or Bunkers. Evacuation . Community Fire Refuges. Warnings, Incidents and Planned Burns are now displayed at. emergency. vic .gov.au. During significant fires in Victoria , stay tuned to your emergency broadcasters to hear fire updates, community alerts and other messages.

Evacuation order as large bushfire burns in Victoria's south-west© Luis Ascui/Getty Images Victoria bushfire. Residents in Mambourin and Manor have been ordered to evacuate.

The blaze at Little River is travelling in a south-easterly direction towards Manor Road, Emergency Victoria said in a statement.

https://twitter.com/vicemergency/status/1070850360561057792

“If you choose to stay emergency services may not be able to help you,” the statement reads.

Locals who are away from home have been told not to return.

Large amounts of flames and smoke are issuing from the blaze, which can be seen from Avalon Airport, located about 25 kilometres away.

https://twitter.com/BOM_Vic/status/1070851876839661570

The fire comes as a Watch and Act alert remains for a bushfire in Buninyong, near Ballarat in Victoria’s west.

A Total Fire Ban is in place today amid sweltering temperatures and strong winds.

More to come

Bushfire threatening homes near Ballarat.
The blaze at Buninyong, in Victoria's west, is not yet under control.

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