Saturday, December 1, 2012

Bushfire advice - Glenlusk

Tasmania Fire Service
Bushfire Advice Message

Current from 6.25pm, December 1, 2012, until 10pm or further notice.

There is a large bushfire at GLENLUSK ROAD, GLENLUSK .

The fire danger rating in this area is high. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control.

There is no immediate threat to communities.

This bushfire is currently not controlled.

There may be smoke and ash falling on Berriedale off Glenlusk Rd; Coopers Rd; Faulkners Rd, Glenlusk; Collinsvale and Glenlusk.

Reported Road Closures:  Nil   

What to do:

  • Check your bushfire plan now; well constructed and prepared homes are defendable in these conditions.
  • If you don’t have a bushfire plan or your plan is to leave, consider leaving the affected area for a relative or friends place if conditions worsen, only if the path is clear.
  • Unless you are a resident or have urgent business, consider avoiding travel in this area.
  • Stay informed in case conditions change.
  • Monitor ABC Local Radio & TFS Website – www.fire.tas.gov.au for further information.

Community Information:
  • TFS crews will patrol the fire through out the night.
  • If there is any fire activity causing you concern please report it to the TFS by calling 000.

Tasmania Fire Service resource in attendance:
1 x HEAVY TANKER
3 x LIGHT TANKER
3 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER


SUNDAY MORNING UPDATE
No change in fire activity overnight. Crews will use more favourable weather conditions over the next few days to fully contain the fire.

Tasmania Fire Service resource in attendance:
2 x HEAVY TANKER
4 x LIGHT TANKER
3 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

For updates on this fire click here.

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