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Vegetation fire reported at Glenfern

MULTIPLE units from the Tasmania Fire Service are responding to a vegetation fire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. The incident was first reported at 1.20pm and as of 1.50pm there are two light tankers, two heavy tankers, a medium tanker and a utility at the scene, with a further utility on the way.

Earlier today a vehicle fire was reported at Karanja and yesterday afternoon there was a vegetation fire at Uxbridge.

As of 1.50pm Sunday, it is 26.6C according to the Tyga-FM weather station and the fire danger rating is high. There is an 80% chance of showers this evening.

UPDATE: The status of this fire was last updated at 9.23pm on Sunday, downgraded to “patrol” status with two vehicles still at the scene. There may be visible smoke and fire activity within the burnt area for some time. If there is any fire activity causing you concern, report it to the TFS by calling triple zero (000).

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