Gelliondale-Telegraph Rd fire contained

THE Gelliondale-Telegraph Rd bushfire 12km south-west of Yarram has been listed as contained.

Crews are on site, continuing to black out and mop up the fire area.

Smoke may be visible from nearby communities and roads.

The Department of Sustainability and Environment was advising people in the Port Albert, Yarram, Gelliondale, Alberton and Alberton West area to monitor conditions and check their bushfire survival plans.

Tourists were being urged to stay away from the listed areas.

The department advises people to listen to ABC Gippsland and commercial and designated community radio stations or watch Sky News for fire updates.