VOLUNTEER firefighters have been attending to several vegetation fires during today’s hot conditions that have seen the temperature peak at 31.2 degrees at Bushy Park at 3.30pm and 30 degrees at Ouse at 3.19pm.
A fire was reported near 1292 Ellendale Rd, Ellendale, at 1.33pm today (Saturday) and has since been contained by fire brigade crews which will continue working until it is safe. Crews are also on the scene of a fire on Boyer Rd.
The Tasmania Fire Service advises that if there is any fire activity causing you concern, please report it by calling triple zero (000). Information about current fire activity is available at TasAlert.