Smoke alert for Maydena and Mt Field area

Smoke Alert – Mount Field and Maydena area – Avoid smoke
Warning Issued At: 16/02/2022 5:02pm
Incident number: 22006432

This is a smoke alert message for Mount Field and Maydena area.

There is a bushfire at Olegas Bluff, Southwest.

There is no threat to communities.

There is expected to be smoke from this fire visible around Mount Field and Maydena.

What to do:

People at higher risk from the effects of smoke, including those with medical conditions, are advised to have a personal plan for avoiding smoke and managing their health. Advice is available from the Department of Health dhhs.tas.gov.au/publichealth/air/bushfire_smoke or Asthma Australia www.asthma.org.au.

People traveling in the area should be careful if driving in smoke. Turn on your headlights, drive slowly and be aware of emergency services in the area.

If you live in the area of the fire, stay informed and monitor conditions locally by listening to ABC radio or visiting fire.tas.gov.au

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