Friday, November 1, 2019

Warning over new fire at Glenfern

BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR GLENFERN RD (WEST),

SOUTH OF THE GLENFERN RD BUSHFIRE

Issued At: 01/11/2019 2:47pm
There is an uncontrolled bushfire at Glenfern Rd (west), south of the Glenfern Rd bushfire
This fire may put Glenfern Rd (west), south of the Glenfern Rd bushfire at very high risk
within the next 2 hours. There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Glenfern Rd (west),
south of the Glenfern Rd bushfire which could threaten your home earlier than the main fire.
Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control.
What to do:
If your home is well prepared and actively defended, it should provide shelter.
If you are going to leave, make sure you have a clear path to a safer place.
There is no Evacuation Centre at present.
If your family has made a bushfire survival plan, use it now.
If you don't live near Glenfern Rd (west), south of the Glenfern Rd bushfire, stay away.
The roads could be very dangerous.
Listen to ABC Local Radio or look at www.fire.tas.gov.au for more information.
Incident number: 19032354
Community Information:
For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police
People with medical conditions are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke.
or the Asthma Foundation of Tasmania www.asthmatas.org.au
Alert Level: WATCH AND ACT
Type:Vegetation Fire
Last Updated:01-Nov-2019 02:47 PM
First Reported:29-Oct-2019 12:55 PM
Location:Glenfern Road, Glenfern
Status:Going
Agency:Tasmania Fire Service
Size:approximately 230 hectares
Attending Resources:
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
  1 x LIGHT TANKER
  1 x MEDIUM TANKER
  1 x PERSONNEL CARRIER
  1 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT

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