POLICE advise that Gordon River Rd from Scotts Peak Rd to Strathgordon, and Scotts Peak Rd itself, are closed until further notice due to bushfires in the region. Access is only permitted to emergency service vehicles. Check for updates here.
A 1504 hectare bushfire is burning in the Mt Cullen area between Lakes Gordon and Pedder. Parks and Wildlife Fire Crews are in attendance, assisted by two helicopters. Click here for updates.
A 10ha fire in the Nicholls Range northwest of Strathgordon, and a 2ha fire at Dohertys Range, west of Strathgordon, are being patrolled.
3PM UPDATE: Police advise that Gordon River Rd is now closed at the Maydena shop due to bushfire activity. Any people west of Maydena can seek refuge at the Strathgordon Lodge which has been nominated as a safe facility at this stage.