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Kentbruck community meetings

A community meeting will be held to provide a CFA/DSE fire update for the Kentbruck-Portland Nelson Road bushfire at Gorae West in the Gorae West Public Hall, (next door to the Gorae West Fire Station) at 7:00pm today, Wednesday 9 January 2013.

*Please note, due to public interest the venue has shifted to a larger hall, the community meeting is now at the Gorae West Public Hall*

A community meeting will also be held at Dartmoor, at the Community Hall tomorrow, Thursday 10 January 2013 at 11.00am.

Residents are encouraged to attend either meeting for current information on the Kentbruck-Portland Nelson Road bushfire.

Representatives from DSE, CFA and Glenelg Shire will be on hand to provide information and field questions.

Residents are reminded to check their fire plans and to keep up to date with the latest information.

For information on fires in Victoria and general fire safety, please contact the Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL) on freecall 1800 240 667, or the CFA website on

Callers who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech / communication impairment may contact VBIL via the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677

People should also tune in to their emergency broadcasters: ABC Local Radio, commercial radio and designated community radio stations or SKY NEWS Television.

Last Updated: 09 January 2013