Bushfire smoke alert: Lyell Hwy, Lake Binney to Tarraleah

Bushfire Smoke Alert – Lyell Highway, Lake Binney to Tarraleah – Avoid smoke

This is a Smoke Alert message for Lyell Highway, Lake Binney to Tarraleah – Avoid smoke.

There is a bushfire at Lake Binney. There is expected to be smoke, ash and embers from this fire visible around Lyell Hwy, Lake Binney to Tarraleah.

THIS ALERT WAS ISSUED AT 1.52PM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2024.
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What to do:

People at higher risk from the effects of smoke, including those with medical conditions, should enact their personal plan for avoiding smoke and managing their health.

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

Community Information:

For information on current road closures, visit the Tasmania Police website: police.tas.gov.au/community-alerts/

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/

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