Warning over new fire at Glenfern

BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR GLENFERN RD (WEST), SOUTH OF THE GLENFERN RD BUSHFIRE Issued At: 01/11/2019 2:47pm Click here for the latest update There is an uncontrolled bushfire at Glenfern Rd (west), south of the Glenfern Rd bushfire.  This fire may put Glenfern Rd (west), south of the Glenfern Rd bushfire at very high risk within the

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Very high to extreme fire danger today

FIRE danger ratings in parts of the Derwent Valley and east of Hobart are expected to reach “Severe” today, the Tasmania Fire Service said last night. Fire agencies responded to 15 new fires yesterday, and rapid responses saw the majority of them controlled and extinguished, said state fire controller Shane

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Thursday night bushfire update for Lachlan

Google Map showing the area covered by the 230 hectareGlenfern Rd bushfire. TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEBUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD AND SURROUNDING AREAS AT LACHLANIssued At: 31/10/2019 6:10pm Click here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There is no immediate

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Update to Lachlan bushfire advice

BUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD AND SURROUNDING AREAS AT LACHLAN Issued At: 31/10/2019 12:00pmClick here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There is no immediate threat. With today and tomorrow’s forecast fire weather leaving early is the safest option. If this fire spreads, properties

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Thursday and Friday: total fire ban

OCTOBER 31 and November 1 have been declared Days of Total Fire Ban for all municipalities in the state’s south. No fires may be lit or allowed to remain alight in the open air from 2am Thursday, October 31, until 2am Saturday, November 2. The declaration of a Total Fire Ban means

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Lachlan/Glenfern fire community update

THE following information was provided to members of the public attending tonight’s public meeting at the Lachlan Community Hall. INCIDENT INFORMATIONThe Glenfern fire is burning in dry forest and plantations in the Glenfern Rd and Reddell Rd area, across to Moss Beds Rd and just to the west of Top

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Lachlan community meeting tonight

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICE Lachlan and surrounding area residents For information on the Glenfern Fire, come along to the Community Meeting tonight (Wednesday) at 6.30pm at the Lachlan Community Hall.

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Lachlan bushfire situation update

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEBUSHFIRE ADVICE MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD & SURROUNDING AREAS AT LACHLANIssued At: 30/10/2019 11:15am Click here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. There is no immediate threat. Fire under these conditions can be difficult to control. What to

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Thursday: fire weather warning

Fire Weather Warningfor the Midlands, Upper Derwent Valley and South East forecast districts Issued at 12:28 pm on Wednesday 30 October 2019. Weather Situation A warm, dry northwesterly airstream will develop across Tasmania on Thursday, bringing temperatures into the low-30’s, RH around 20% and northwesterly winds of 35 to 45

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Fire refuge closes as immediate danger passes

WITH the reopening of roads and the Lachlan bushfire downgraded to Watch and Alert status, the New Norfolk Salvation Army has closed its refuge centre but is prepared to reopen the Hamilton Rd facility if needed. At the height of the bushfire emergency this evening, the Tasmania Fire Service recommended

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Lachlan bushfire warning downgraded

TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEA BUSHFIRE WATCH AND ACT MESSAGE FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD AND SURROUNDING AREAS, LACHLANIssued At: 29/10/2019 8:01pm Click here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Glenfern Rd, Glenfern. This fire may put Moss Beds Rd, Top Swamp Rd and surrounding areas at

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Lachlan bushfire emergency warning

The fire at Glenfern is now threatening parts of Lachlan. TASMANIA FIRE SERVICEBUSHFIRE EMERGENCY WARNING FOR MOSS BEDS RD, TOP SWAMP RD AND SURROUNDING AREAS AT LACHLANIssued At: 29/10/2019 4:59pm Click here for the latest update There is a bushfire at Moss Beds Rd, Top Swamp Rd and surrounding areas at

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