Molesworth warning upgraded

Tasmania Fire Service
Bushfire Watch & Act Message

Glen Dhu Road, MOLESWORTH

Current from: 06/02/2013 03:31 PM  until:  06/02/2013 06:00PM  or further notice
 
There is a small bushfire at  Glen Dhu Rd, MOLESWORTH.

The fire danger rating in this area  is forecast to be   very high  . Fire under these conditions can be  difficult to control.

This fire may affect the communities of Molesworth, Glenlusk and Collinsvale  within the next 2   hours.

Residents of Glen Dhu Road, south of the fire and the immediate vicinity, are being assisted by Tasmania Police to relocate to a safer area.

This bushfire is currently not controlled.

There may be embers, smoke and ash falling on  Molesworth, Glenlusk and Collinsvale .

Reported Road Closures:  Collins Cap Road   

What to do:
  • Activate your bushfire plan now
  • If your home is well constructed, prepared and actively defended, it may provide shelter.
  • If you don’t have a plan or your plan is to leave – leave now only if the path is clear.
  • There is a Nearby Safer Place identified at the Molesworth Community Hall at 560 Molesworth Road.
  • If you are away from home: Do not try to return to your home as the roads in this area could be highly dangerous.
  • Non residents should stay away from the affected areas.
  • Monitor ABC Local Radio & TFS Website – www.fire.tas.gov.au for further instructions
 
 
TFS Attending Resources:
Resources Arrived:
  3 x HEAVY TANKER
  3 x LIGHT TANKER
  2 x MEDIUM TANKER
  1 x TFS
  1 x UTILITY
  2 x PERSONNEL CARRIER
  2 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT
  1 x CAR
  1 x ROTARY WING: MEDIUM
 

Resources Mobilised:
  1 x LIGHT TANKER
  1 x RESCUE VEHICLE

 

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