🌫🎄 AIR QUALITY CAUSES CHRISTMAS CANCELLATION 🎄🌫 The Christmas in Kibble Park event in Gosford scheduled for this Saturday has been cancelled due to the current air quality conditions. Council says smoke from the Gospers Mountain bush fires could potentially impact on the community’s health. The fireworks display at the Lighting of the Christmas Tree Toukley event on November 29th has also been cancelled due to the current conditions. ... See more
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🔥1,000 LOCALS GET PREPARED FOR APPROACHING GOSPERS FIRE 🔥 Nearly a thousand Coasties attended info sessions about the Gospers Mountain Fire, which is approaching the Central Coast LGA. Sessions were held today at Spencer, Kulnura and Yarramalong. Stuart O'Keefe from NSW Rural Fire Service Central Coast says, "the best way you can help firies is to be prepared. We don't know exactly when or where this fire will move into our area - but we need to get ready." 🚒 Two more sessions will be held tomorrow at Wendoree Park RFS at 12pm, and Calga/Mount White RFS at 2pm. 🗺 This means having a bushfire survival plan, knowing what your plan is for your family and animals if an emergency develops. Make yours here - www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/plan-and-prepare/bush-fire-survival-plan 🔥Where will fire cross? - somewhere along a 70km line between the Hawkesbury River settlement of Gundaman, north to the locality of Bucketty. Which communities are most likely to be affected? 📍 Gundaman 📍 Spencer 📍 Mangrove Mountain 📍 Central Mangrove 📍 Kulnura 📍 Yarramalong. 🚨Please tag anyone you know who is in the above areas, and call Triple Zero (000) in the event of an emergency. 🚨 ⚠️ For the latest warning information see the NSW Rural Fire Service website: https://bit.ly/2NQ7mpW ... See more
The extensive smoke inundation throughout the Central Coast is as a result of increased fire activity from the Gospers Mountain Fire. This fire is expanding and we are requesting property owners on the western fringes of the Central Coast Local Government Area to start preparing their properties. ... See more
🔥 RFS WARN OF THREAT FROM GOSPERS MOUNTAIN 🔥 The Central Coast Rural Fire Service will host a number of community information sessions this weekend to update residents about the potential threat from the Gospers Mountain blaze. “It is more than likely going to run into the Central Coast local area .. just exactly when, we don’t know,” Central Coast RFS District Assistant Stuart O’Keefe said. “The weather changes every day.” 📅 INFORMATION SESSIONS 📆 SATURDAY 📍Spencer RFS 10 am 📍Kulnura Pioneer Hall 12:30 pm 📍Yarramalong RFS 2:30 pm SUNDAY 📍Wendoree Park RFS 12pm 📍Calga/Mt White RFS 2pm ... See more
The thick smoke you are currently waking up to is due to the smoke from the Gospers fire being trapped under the inversion layer. As the temperature rises this morning, the smoke will dissipate. (Approximately around 8-9 am). ... See more
Please see the information provided by the Incident Management Team from the Hawkesbury Fire Control Centre in regards to the Gospers Mountain Fire which is west of the Central Coast LGA.
Winners of the Holiday raffle drawn on Sunday 10th November at the Oyster Festival 1st prize was ticket number 06931 M Saggus 2nd prize was ticket number 09342 Stehphen A big congratulations to the winners. I would also like to say a big thank you to all of our volunteers for their time selling raffle tickets, and of course a big thank you to the Central Coast community and visitors for all of your on going support. ... See more
Yesterday and last night a few of our members assisted at the Bushfire Information Hotline. Thanks Jane, Tony and Derek!
The major smoke column visible from the southern parts of the Central Coast is coming from the fire known as the Gospers Mountain Fire in the Lithgow LGA. The photos attached show the smoke column and its current direction. The next photo shows the fire on Fires Near Me and the alert is now at Emergency Warning. This fire is still west of the Putty Rd still some distance from the Central Coast LGA. ... See more
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