Source: Tasmania Fire Service
A BUSHFIRE EMERGENCY WARNING FOR PELHAM TIER ROAD AND HONNERS ROAD
Issued at: 30/12/2019 4:11pm
An uncontrolled bushfire at Pelham will put lives in danger and may destroy homes now.
This catastrophic fire will be uncontrollable, unpredictable and fast moving.
Thick smoke and thousands of embers will cause fires all around you. Fires will move quickly and may come from many directions.
What to do:
The SAFEST way to survive is to evacuate NOW for a safer place.
If you don't have safe route to a safer place, shelter inside your home until the fire passes.
If your home is not safe move South to safer ground. More information to come.
Do not try to return if you are out of the area.
Listen to ABC Local Radio or look at www.fire.tas.gov.au for more information.
Incident number: 19039680
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.
For advice is available from the Department of Health www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke or Asthma Australia https://asthma.org.au/about-asthma/triggers/bushfires-and-smoke/
Alert Level: EMERGENCY WARNING
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 30-Dec-2019 04:11 PM
First Reported: 30-Dec-2019 02:55 PM
Location: Pelham Road, Pelham
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: Not reported
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
1 x HEAVY TANKER
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
3 x HEAVY TANKER
1 x TFS
3 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT
1 x CAR
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER
Parks and Wildlife Resources Mobilised:
1 x LIGHT TANKER
TFS Current Bushfires