Bushfire Smoke Alert – Lachlan Rd near Blackhall Gully Rd, New Norfolk – Avoid smoke
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This is a Smoke Alert message for Lachlan Road New Norfolk – Avoid smoke. There is a bushfire at Lachlan Rd, New Norfolk, near Blackhall Gully Rd.
There is no threat to communities. There is expected to be smoke, ash and embers from this fire visible around Lachlan Road New Norfolk.
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.
Health advice is available from the Department of Health health.tas.gov.au/health-topics/environmental-health/air-quality or Asthma Australia asthma.org.au/about-asthma/triggers/bushfires-and-smoke/
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 tasalert.com
For information on current road closures, visit the Tasmania Police website: police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/