Source: Tasmania Fire Service

A BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR RESIDENTS OF MCNEILLS ROAD
Issued At: 03/12/2019 5:14pm

There is a bushfire at McNeills Road, Swansea.

This fire may put residents of McNeills Road at high risk .

This fire will be difficult to control.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on residents of McNeills Road.

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 residents of McNeills Road, 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: 19036749
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 to manage the risks of smoky days.

Advice is available from the Department of Health https://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke/ or the Asthma Foundation of Tasmanian https://www.asthmatas.org.au

Alert Level: WATCH AND ACT
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 03-Dec-2019 05:14 PM
First Reported: 02-Dec-2019 09:04 PM
Location: McNeills Road, Swansea
Status: Going
Agency: Parks and Wildlife Service
Size: 60 ha
Attending Resources:
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
1 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT

Parks and Wildlife Resources Arrived:
1 x LIGHT TANKER
1 x CAR

Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

TFS Current Bushfires