Source: Tasmania Fire Service

A BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY WARNING FOR MOSS BED ROAD & TOP SWAMP ROAD, LACHLAN
Issued At: 29/10/2019 4:59pm

There is a bushfire at Moss Bed Road & Top Swamp Road, Lachlan.

The fire will put Moss Bed Road & Top Swamp Road, Lachlan at high risk within the next 4 hours.

This fire will be difficult to control.

Burning embers, falling on Moss Bed Road & Top Swamp Road, Lachlan will threaten your home before the main fire.

Smoke and ash will make it difficult to see and breathe.

What to do:

If your home is well prepared for high risk fires and you can actively defend it, it should provide shelter.

If your home is unprepared go to a safer location now only if the path is clear.

No Evacuation Centre in place.

There is a nearby safer place at Gleesons Park, Lachlan.

If your family has made a bushfire survival plan, use it now.

If you don't live near Moss Bed Road & Top Swamp Road, Lachlan, stay away.

Listen to ABC Local Radio or look at www.fire.tas.gov.au for more information.

Incident number: 19032354
Community Information:
For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police website: http://www.police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/

People with medical conditions are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke from the burn.
Advice is available from the Department of Health www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke or the Asthma Foundation of Tasmania www.asthmatas.org.au

Alert Level: EMERGENCY WARNING
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 29-Oct-2019 04:59 PM
First Reported: 29-Oct-2019 12:55 PM
Location: Glenfern Road, Glenfern
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: Not reported

Attending Resources:
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
6 x LIGHT TANKER
5 x HEAVY TANKER
2 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x TFS
4 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x OTHER
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER
1 x CAR



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