|A BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR COLLINSVALE|
Issued At: 21/11/2020 5:17pm
There is a bushfire at Mount Hull Road, Collinsvale.
There is no immediate threat.
Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control.
What to do:
People in Collinsvale should keep up to date by listening to ABC Local Radio or look at the TFS website at www.fire.tas.gov.au.
Well prepared homes are defendable in these conditions. If you are not prepared for a bushfire, think about leaving for a safe place if it gets more dangerous.
If your family has made a bushfire survival plan, check it now.
|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 to manage the risks of smoky days. 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/
New road rules apply in Tasmania. Motorists must slow to 40km/h when passing a stationary or slow moving emergency vehicle(s) with red and blue lights flashing or sounding alarm. This will assist in keeping emergency services personnel safe. https://rsac.tas.gov.au/slow-down-for-emergency-vehicles
For the latest information on the COVID-19 situation in Tasmania, visit coronavirus.tas.gov.au or call the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline.
If your plan is to evacuate/leave, the best option is to stay with family or friends. There may be a higher risk of person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in an evacuation centre, not only to those seeking shelter but also to emergency services and evacuation centre personnel. Physical distancing is to be maintained at all times in evacuation centres.
|Last Updated:||21-Nov-2020 05:17 PM|
|First Reported:||21-Nov-2020 03:33 PM|
|Location:||Mount Hull Road, Collinsvale|
|Agency:||Tasmania Fire Service|
|Size:||Approximately 6 hectares|
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Arrived:
3 x LIGHT TANKER
1 x HEAVY TANKER
3 x MEDIUM TANKER
1 x ROTARY WING: LIGHT
Tasmania Fire Service Resources Mobilised:
1 x CAR