SMOKE ALERT For National Park, Westerway, Ellendale and surrounds
Issued At: 05/01/2019 1:42pm
There is a bushfire at Gell River - Southwest.
There is no threat to communities.
There may be smoke and ash from this fire visible around National Park, Westerway, Ellendale and surrounds.
What to do:
- People with medical conditions are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke from the burn.
- Advice is available from the Department of Health or the Asthma Foundation of Tasmania
- People traveling in the area should exercise caution if driving in smoke. Turn on your headlights and drive slowly.
- If you live in the area of the fire, stay informed in case conditions change by monitoring local radio stations and the Tasmania Fire Service website.
Incident number: 18041050
For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police website.
Alert Level: ADVICE
Type: vegetation fire
Last Updated: 05-Jan-2019 01:42 PM
First Reported: 28-Dec-2018 02:02 PM
Location: Gell River - Southwest
Agency: Parks & Wildlife Service
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER