THERE is four-hectare grassfire transferring slowly in a south westerly route in Gordon, west of McVilly Shut this afternoon (January 15) and Emergency Providers is advising residents of the suburb and surrounding areas ought to proceed to observe the scenario.

Individuals within the space could also be affected by smoke, which may cut back visibility and air high quality.

The hearth is at present being managed and at an “recommendation” stage grassfire warning. Firefighters from the Rural Hearth Service, Hearth & Rescue, Neighborhood Hearth Models and Parks and Conservation Service are on scene.

Emergency Providers says an aerial equipment will probably be deployed to help with the hearth.

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Ian Meikle, editor