TAS Bushfire Watch & Act: Rossarden, Craggy Peak


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Source: Tasmania Fire Service

Issued At: 31/01/2020 3:20pm

There is an uncontrolled bushfire at Rossarden and Craggy Peak.

This fire may put Rossarden and Craggy Peak at very high risk within 1 to 5 Hours.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Rossarden and Craggy Peak and threaten your home earlier than the main fire.

Fire under these conditions can be uncontrollable and fast moving.

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 an Evacuation Centre at Avoca Hall.

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

If you don't live near Rossarden and Craggy Peak, 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: 19039699
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 bushfire

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: WATCH AND ACT
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 31-Jan-2020 03:20 PM
First Reported: 30-Dec-2019 03:17 PM
Location: Mangana Road, Fingal
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: Not reported

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