Source: Tasmania Fire Service

Issued At: 22/01/2020 3:33pm

There is a bushfire at Laughing Jack Dam, Bronte Park.

This fire may put properties at Tibbs Marsh Road, Clarence River at high risk Now.

This fire will be difficult to control.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on Tibbs Marsh Road, Clarence River.

Vehicles driving on the Lyell Highway, may be effected by smoke,.

What to do:

You need to start taking action now to protect your family and your home.

If you are not prepared for a bushfire, be ready to leave for a safer place.

If you don't live near Tibbs Marsh Road, Clarence River, stay away.

If your family have made a bushfire survival plan, use it now.

Keep updated by listening to ABC Local Radio or look at the TFS website at www.fire.tas.gov.au.

Incident number: 20002369
Community Information:
For information on current road closures, please visit the Tasmania Police website: http://www.police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/

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 www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke or Asthma Australia https://asthma.org.au/about-asthma/triggers/bushfires-and-smoke/

Alert Level: WATCH AND ACT
Type: Vegetation Fire
Last Updated: 22-Jan-2020 03:33 PM
First Reported: 22-Jan-2020 02:17 PM
Location: Laughing Jack Dam, Bronte Park
Status: Going
Agency: Tasmania Fire Service
Size: Not reported

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