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Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE201635 Current from: 04/01/2013 at 21:42 until further notice. There is a large bushfire at Dawson Road, at Lake Repulse. The fire danger rating in this area is severe. Fire under these conditions can be uncontrollable and unpredictable. This fire

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Ellendale, Karanja fire emergency

Click image to enlarge Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Emergency Warning Message UPDATE Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE   Current from: 4/01/2013 9:49PM  until:  5/01/2013 8:00AM or further notice With predicted weather changes it is expected that the communities of Lawrenny and Hamilton will be directly impacted at approximately 6am tomorrow morning, Saturday (05/01/2013).

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Fentonbury, Westerway, National Park

Bushfire Watch & Act Message Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE201635Current from: 04/01/2013 06.20 PM until: 04/01/2013 08.20 PM or further notice There is a large bushfire at Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE. The fire danger rating in this area is extreme. Fire under these conditions will be uncontrollable, unpredictable and fast moving.This

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Ellendale, Gretna, Hamilton, Ouse, Meadowbank

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE Current from: 4/01/2013 8:24PM until: 6/01/2013 8:20PM or further notice There is a  large bushfire at Dawson Rd, LAKE REPULSE. The fire danger rating in this area is extreme. Fire under these conditions can be  uncontrollable and unpredictable. Persons

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Alert for Fentonbury, Westerway, National Park

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message Dawson Rd, LAKE REPULSE Current from: 4/01/2013 2:30PM until: 4/01/2013 5:00PM or further notice There is a large bushfire at Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE . The fire danger rating in this area is extreme. Fire under these conditions will be uncontrollable, unpredictable and

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Community fire refuges

A COMMUNITY fire refuge has been established in New Norfolk for anyone displaced by the bushfire at Lake Repulse. This is at Carinya Education Park, the former Derwent Valley Business Enterprise Centre at 103 Blair St, past New Norfolk High School. This is in addition to the previously opened refuge

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Ellendale bushfire emergency warning

Click image to enlarge Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Emergency Warning Message UPDATE Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE  Current from: 4/01/2013 5:14PM until: 4/01/2013 8:00PM or further notice The fire has crossed Ellendale Rd and is moving rapidly in a south-easterly direction. Houses are likely to be impacted in the Meadowbank Lake area.

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Hamilton, Fentonbury, National Park on alert

THE Tasmania Fire Service “watch and act” alert connected with the Lake Repulse bushfire has been extended to include Hamilton, Fentonbury and National Park in addition to Westerway, Ellendale, Meadowbank and Ouse. This fire may affect those communities within the next four hours. This bushfire extends over 454 hectares and

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Maydena radio reminder

Click image to enlarge ABC Local Radio is Australia’s emergency services broadcaster. Anyone in the Maydena area who cannot receive ABC local radio on the regular 936AM frequency can instead tune in to 89.7FM. The service on the FM band can also be picked up in surrounding areas including New

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National Park closed

MT Field National Park is completely closed until further notice, due to the Lake Repulse fire which may impact the park today. The park is closed from the bridge across the Tyenna River. The cafe and visitor centre are closed. The fire danger rating is predicted to be extreme. Fire

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Ouse, Hamilton, Ellendale, Westerway on alert

Tasmania Fire ServiceBushfire Watch & Act Message UPDATE Current from: 04/01/2013 12:12PM until: 04/01/2013 4:00PM or further notice There is a large bushfire at Dawson Road, LAKE REPULSE . The fire danger rating in this area is forecast to be extreme. Fire under these conditions can be uncontrollable and unpredictable

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Statewide total fire ban

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICETOTAL FIRE BAN Today, Friday, 4 January 2013, has been declared a Day of Total Fire Ban for the whole state. No fires may be lit or be allowed to remain alight in the open air until Friday, 04 January 2013, 11:59PM. General Advice on a Day of

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