Source: Tasmania Fire Service

A Bushfire Watch and Act Message For Poatina Rd, Flintstone, Barren Tier & Miena

Issued At: 25/10/2019 8:25am

There is an uncontrolled bushfire at Tods Corner Road, Tods Corner

This fire may put Poatina Rd, Flintstone, Barren Tier & Miena at high risk Now.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Poatina Rd, Flintstone, Barren Tier & Miena and threaten your home earlier than the main fire.

Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control.

What to do:

If your home is well prepared and actively defended, it should provide shelter.

If you are going to leave, make sure you have a clear path to a safer place.

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

If you don't live near Poatina Rd, Flintstone, Barren Tier & Miena, stay away. The roads could be very dangerous.

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

Incident number: 19031615
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: WATCH AND ACT
Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 2019-10-25
First Reported: 2019-10-23
Location: Tods Corner Road, Miena
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: Not reported
Attending Resources:

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
2 x LIGHT TANKER
1 x HEAVY TANKER
1 x CAR

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x LIGHT TANKER
1 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x TFS
3 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

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