Sunday, January 6, 2013

Alert for Rosegarland, Macquarie Plains

Tasmania Fire Service
Bushfire Watch & Act Message UPDATED

Cawthorns Lane, MACQUARIE PLAINS

Current from: 6/01/2013 6:33PM  until: 6/01/2013 8:00PM or further notice


There is no immediate threat to communities. Fire crews are in attendance
There may be embers, smoke and ash falling.  


Current from: 6/01/2013 3:16PM  until: 6/01/2013 7:11PM  or further notice 

There is a small grassfire at Cawthorns Lane, MACQUARIE PLAINS

The fire danger rating in this area is very high. Fire under these conditions can be uncontrollable and unpredictable.

This fire may affect the communities of Cawthorns Lane, Rosegarland and Macquarie Plains within the next 1 hour.

This bushfire is currently not controlled. There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on those communities.

What to do:
  • Activate your bushfire plan now
  • If your home is well constructed, prepared and actively defended, it may provide shelter.
  • If you don’t have a plan or your plan is to leave – leave now only if the path is clear.
  • If you are away from home: Do not try to return to your home as the roads in this area could be highly dangerous.
  • Non-residents should stay away from the affected areas.
  • Monitor ABC Local Radio & http://www.fire.tas.gov.au/ for further instructions.

TFS Attending Resources:
Resources Arrived:
  3 x HEAVY TANKER
  1 x LIGHT TANKER

Resources Mobilised:
  1 x HEAVY TANKER
  1 x MEDIUM TANKER
  

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