Monday, February 18, 2013

Alert for Plenty, Macquarie Plains, Hayes

Tasmania Fire Service
Bushfire Watch & Act Message
 
Current from:  18/02/2013 05:27 PM    until:  20/02/2013 11:59 PM   or further notice  
The Marked Tree Rd, Gretna fire may affect the communities of Plenty, Macquarie Plains and Hayes within the next 4-6 hours.
 There may be smoke and ash falling as far away as New Norfolk and surrounding areas.
 
What to do:
  •  You need to start taking action now to protect you and your family.
  •  Activate your Bushfire Survival Plan now; only well constructed and prepared homes are defendable in these conditions.
  •  If you don’t have a Bushfire Survival Plan or your plan is to leave, consider leaving for a safer place, such as a relative or friends place away from the area.
  • Monitor ABC Local Radio & TFS Website – www.fire.tas.gov.au for further instructions
  
 
TFS Attending Resources:
 Resources Arrived:
  7 x LIGHT TANKER
  8 x HEAVY TANKER
  3 x MEDIUM TANKER
  2 x PERSONNEL CARRIER
  1 x FIXED WING: LOW
  2 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT
  4 x ROTARY WING: MEDIUM
 
 Resources Mobilised:
  2 x HEAVY TANKER
  2 x LIGHT TANKER
  1 x TFS
  1 x UTILITY
  1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER

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