Source: Tasmania Fire Service

Issued At: 01/11/2019 2:47pm

There is an uncontrolled bushfire at Glenfern Road (west), south of the Glenfern Road bushfire.

This fire may put Glenfern Road (west), south of the Glenfern Road bushfire at very high risk within the next 2 hours.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Glenfern Road (west), south of the Glenfern Road bushfire which could 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.

There is no Evacuation Centre at present.

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

If you don't live near Glenfern Road (west), south of the Glenfern Road bushfire, 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: 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: WATCH AND ACT
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 01-Nov-2019 02:47 PM
First Reported: 29-Oct-2019 12:55 PM
Location: Glenfern Road, Glenfern
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: approximately 230 hectares

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