Bushfire Advice– Wellwood Road, Osterley– Avoid the area and Monitor Conditions
This is a Tasmania Fire Service Bushfire Advice message for Wellwood Rd and Surrounding Areas – Avoid the area and Monitor Conditions.
There is no immediate threat. The fire is travelling towards the Ouse River.
Tasmania Fire Service is attending. Conditions are expected to be changeable.
What to do:
If you have a bushfire plan, check it now.
Well prepared homes are expected to be defendable in these conditions.
Monitor conditions, and if they get more dangerous, and you are not well prepared, plan to go to a safer place.
For fire updates, listen to ABC Local Radio or visit tasalert.com
For information on current road closures, visit the Tasmania Police website: police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/
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 health.tas.gov.au/health-topics/environmental-health/air-quality or Asthma Australia asthma.org.au/triggers/wood-heaters-woodfires-and-bushfires/
If there is a fire and your plan is to evacuate or leave, the best option is to stay with family or friends.