People are being urged to avoid the Four Mile Creek area on Tasmania’s East Coast after a bushfire ignited this morning. The TFS say while there is no threat to communities at this stage, there may be smoke, ash and embers in the surrounding areas.
TFS what to do:
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.
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 visiting tasalert.com
Source: Pulse Hubart