Residents near Marble Bar are being urged to remain vigilant with a fire approaching in the area that could pose a risk to lives and homes. A Watch and Act is in place for people in the Gooda Binya Community, south to Comet Mine and north along the De Grey River. Emergency services are responding to the incident. The Department of Fire of Emergency Services is telling people who are not prepared or plan to leave to leave immediately if the way is clear. People who are well prepared and plan to defend their homes are being urged to make final preparations. The bushfire was reported at 12:05 pm and its behaviour is listed as out of control and unpredictable.