Source: Tasmania Fire Service

A BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR SCAMANDER

Issued At: 29/10/2019 12:08pm

There is a bushfire at Dune Street, Scamander.

This fire may put Scamander at high risk Now.

This fire will be difficult to control.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Scamander.

What to do:

You need to start taking action now to protect your family and your home.

If you are not prepared for a bushfire, be ready to leave for a safer place.

If you don't live near Scamander, stay away.

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

Keep updated by listening to ABC Local Radio or look at the TFS website at www.fire.tas.gov.au.

Incident number: 19032329
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: 29-Oct-2019 12:08 PM
First Reported: 29-Oct-2019 11:50 AM
Location: Dune Street, Scamander
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: Not reported
Attending Resources:
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
2 x MEDIUM TANKER

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x HEAVY TANKER
1 x CAR

TFS Current Bushfires