THE Tasmania Fire Service is on the scene of a vegetation fire at Collins Cap Rd, Molesworth. The incident was reported at 12.22pm. The size of the fire has not yet been reported but a light tanker has responded and a medium tanker is on the way.
Today's temperatures in some parts of the Derwent Valley have already exceeded the forecast maximum of 25 degrees. At 1pm the temperature at Bushy Park was 27.2 degrees.
4PM UPDATE: This fire is now controlled and is being patrolled.
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