Source: Tasmania Fire Service

A BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR MOSS BED ROAD & TOP SWAMP ROAD, LACHLAN

Issued At: 29/10/2019 4:28pm

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

This fire may put Moss Bed Road & Top Swamp Road, Lachlan at very high risk within the next 4 hours.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Moss Bed Road & Top Swamp Road, Lachlan and threaten your home earlier than the main fire.

Fire under these conditions can be uncontrollable.

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.

No Evacuation Centre in place.

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. 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: 29-Oct-2019 04:28 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:
5 x LIGHT TANKER
4 x HEAVY TANKER
1 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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