Cawthorns Lane fire contained

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Advice Message Cawthorns Lane, MACQUARIE PLAINS Current from: 6/01/2013 8:06PM  until: 7/01/2013 6:00AM or further notice  There is a small bushfire at Cawthorns Lane, MACQUARIE PLAINS. The fire danger rating in this area is low-moderate. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. This fire may

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Repulse fire update – final for night

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE Current from: 6/01/2013 9:51PM  until:  7/01/2013 6:00AM  or further notice  There is a large bushfire at Dawson Rd, LAKE REPULSE. The fire is now due east of Ellendale. The fire danger rating in this area is high. Fire under

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Alert for Rosegarland, Macquarie Plains

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message UPDATED Cawthorns Lane, MACQUARIE PLAINSCurrent from: 6/01/2013 6:33PM  until: 6/01/2013 8:00PM or further notice There is no immediate threat to communities. Fire crews are in attendance There may be embers, smoke and ash falling.   Current from: 6/01/2013 3:16PM  until: 6/01/2013 7:11PM  or further

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Advice for Ouse and Ellendale

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire watch and act message UPDATE Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE Current from: 6/01/2013 3:32PM until: 6/01/2013 7:00PM or further notice There have been flare ups occuring in the northern logging coops. Flare ups have also occured on the Ransley Hill area behind Ellendale. There is no immediate threat

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New Norfolk fire refuge closing

THE Tasmania Fire Service has announced that the community fire refuge at Carinya Education Park in New Norfolk is being closed. The centre operated for two days and after a busy first night, there are now no evacuees on site. A spokesman said closing the centre will allow valuable resources

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Bushfire situation easing

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE Current from: 6/01/2013 10:01AM  until: 8/01/2013 11:59PM or further notice There is a  large bushfire at Dawson Rd, LAKE REPULSE. The fire is now due east of Ellendale. The fire danger rating in this area is low-moderate. Fire under

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A quieter night

Smoky sunset at Granton tonight A SHED in the Ellendale area is believed to be the only structure lost the huge bushfire that started near Lake Repulse earlier in the week. The fire now covers an area of 9530 hectares. Generally milder conditions throughout the day have greatly assisted firefighting

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Fire situation tonight and tomorrow

Click map to enlarge image Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE Current from: 5/01/2013 10:51 PM until: 12/01/2013 8:04AM  or further notice There is a large bushfire at Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE. The fire is now due east of Ellendale. The fire danger rating in

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Head to New Norfolk if needed

THE Community Fire Refuge at the Ouse Hall has CLOSED. There is a Community Fire Refuge located at Carinya Education Park near New Norfolk High School, at 103 Blair St, NEW NORFOLK. If you are away from home: Do not try to return to your home as the roads in

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Today’s fire situation

Click map to enlarge image Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message UPDATE Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE Current from: 5/01/2013 8:03AM  until: 12/01/2013 8:04AM  or further notice There is a large bushfire at Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE. The fire is now due East of Ellendale (11am).  The fire danger rating

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New Norfolk provides refuge

The car park at the New Norfolk evacuation centre tonight ABOUT 40 people are bedding down at New Norfolk’s Carinya Education Park in Blair St tonight, having sought refuge from the bushfire ravaging much of the Upper Derwent Valley. The centre was activated earlier today, as it was not practical

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Cricket cancelled

DUE to the bushfire emergency in the Derwent Valley and on the Tasman Peninsula, all Southern Cricket Association games have been cancelled this weekend. The decision was reached after consultation with the Tasmania Fire Service and Tasmania Police, in the interests of player safety and ground closures. The Southern Cricket

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