A bushfire is out of control at Shoreham and residents are being asked to take shelter indoors. An Emergency Warning was issued for Shoreham at around 1.45pm on Thursday.

The warning read as follows;

”There is a bushfire at Punty Lane, Shoreham that is not yet under control.


The bushfire is travelling in a south-easterly direction towards the Shoreham coastline.


The fire started near Punty Lane in Shoreham.


Firefighters have been unable to stop the fire.

You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive.

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The safest option is to take shelter indoors immediately. It is too late to leave.

You are in danger and need to act immediately to survive.

The safest option is to take shelter indoors immediately. It is too late to leave.”